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Joshua Donn
Joshua Donn
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 3, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I nearly flunked out of college playing so much, won a few things, left my job to play professionally, and haven't looked back. Even my family has mostly come on board. I also do some work for BBO.

I like kibitzing and talking about hands with great players. When I do l, I always try to learn something.

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United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning the Blue Ribbon Pairs with Clee!
Bridge Accomplishments
World Junior Team champion 2006, 3x NABC champion
Regular Bridge Partners
Roger Lee, Sally Meckstroth, Drew Casen, Sheri Winestock, Barbara Kasle, Brenda Jacobus, many others.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Las Vegas Bridge World
Favorite Tournaments
Pretty much all as long as I am playing
Favorite Conventions
Support doubles, 5NT pick-a-slam, weak 2 bid in diamonds
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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The Club's Coffee-Housing
Oh already recommended by Phil.
The Club's Coffee-Housing
It's subconscious, and the vast majority of people do it. You might be interested to read Caro's Book of Poker Tells.
Lame Claims
I mean seriously, I try to have an open mind about these situations (and others). We all see the world differently. But I see you trying to enforce this as a lead out of turn, and I just shake my head and sigh at what the world has become.
Lame Claims
Says who? South didn’t lead anything, and the comment didn’t suggest he thought it was his lead. He was stating his plan.
Lame Claims
On the second one, pretend you were west. If you knew the shapes at that point, as seems highly probable, you were about to play a club rather than a nullo diamond. So the idea of saying you could play a diamond and declarer might ruff in both hands, which ...
Florin Constantin's bidding problem: Q2 AQJT32 AKQ2 x
I normally play 4 here is artificial, showing a heart rebid too good to bid 4. But I would not try this with most people.
Bessis and Meckstroth Win 2019 Cavendish Pairs
This news is very unsurprising. Congrats!
Bessis and Meckstroth Win 2019 Cavendish Pairs
Joshua Donn's bidding problem: Jx xx Jxx AKT9xx
Lol at the thought.
Joshua Donn's bidding problem: T87xxx KJxx --- xxx
It seems to me that, if competing on a minimum even with a good suit, it would be entirely typical of partner to wait until it is shown that responder has a weak hand (rather than one of the strong hands that go through lebensohl) before rebidding diamonds. Can’t ...

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