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Peg Kaplan
Peg Kaplan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 17, 2010
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Peg Kaplan is the proverbial "jack of all trades; master of none". When not competing at the bridge table, this Grand Life Master promotes the game she loves, with writing, photography, managing bridge websites and coaching.  In "real life," Peg sells real estate in Minnesota, and loves her pet birdies.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making 6NT off 2 aces - and having to play all suits - against the Vanderbilt winners :)
Bridge Accomplishments
Escaping hospitalization from any partners.
Regular Bridge Partners
Bill Kent, Kerry Holloway, Paul Meerschaert, Kurt Schaeffer
Favorite Tournaments
Nebraska Regional
Favorite Conventions
Invitational jump responses, CRASH
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Robert Schachter's bidding problem: AJ3 74 AQ9743 A9
BUT - 1NT surely would not be the worst bid anyone ever made.
The most popular card game in Italy
Don, the version I heard was a bit different. Lady wanted to double, but called the director because she didn’t have the right bid in her box. “Madam, you have several double cards,” he told her. “Oh no”, she responded. Those are takeout doubles. I need one with an ...
An unethical behavior (in my view) happened at a regional - what should I do?
Actually, Ed - I'm betting mine is worse than yours. (I almost didn't make it out of 4th grade, it was so horrible.) So for ME - comments are rendered moot!
Do What Is Possible, Not What Is Easy
I neglected to add this to my comment above. Mike also gets to enjoy Cookie's company - which is an enormous gift. Not only is Cookie one of the most amazing tournament organizers and marketers (SHE should be CEO!!) - she is one of the nicest. A gem of a player!
The most popular card game in Italy
Roy, my parents played bridge prior to my birth. After I and my sister came along, they decided to give it up. It seemed that a partnership together for bridge was clear to lead to divorce. After we had flown the coop (many years, actually) they started up again. They ...
They won't let me in!
mice against cheaters
My opinions on these. "Do you respond to questions about the bidding through the tablets?" - Yes. Is that how alerting is done? Do both players respond? Yes to both. And big values here; opponents will know if their opponents are on the same page - or not. Yet the people bidding ...
An unethical behavior (in my view) happened at a regional - what should I do?
Actually, Ed, a small quibble here. Our NAP finals were decided TWO days after the event occurred because someone had entered a contract on the wrong side (Howell movement). The only person to catch it was someone 250 miles away who did not play in the event! So - it is ...
Do What Is Possible, Not What Is Easy
Plus - now Mike gets to play with our dear friend, Cookie. Although she is not anywhere in Mike's league as a player (and has a vision disability to boot) - their partnership is something beautiful. Mike continues to help Cookie and overlook her frustrating disasters when cards look different than ...
4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
I like the color coding. Otherwise - sometimes unsure about what is alertable - or not - or announceable - or not. Don't see what is wrong with reminding the pair filling out the card what is supposed to be done. Is there an issue with aiding accuracy?

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