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Peg Kaplan
Peg Kaplan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 17, 2010
Last Seen
48 minutes 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 misses 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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A Small Request
Christopher - thank YOU! Now I gotta go read it! :)
Liam Milne's bidding problem: AKT953 K8 AT74 3
Richard - again, a reasonable point. But - would 4 be some moderate 6 card suit without extras? I dunno.
Liam Milne's bidding problem: AKT953 K8 AT74 3
Honestly, Ron? Not sure. Once you don't show a strong hand with a long, good spade suit.... How does partner know if you are NOW showing that kind of a suit - or - just cue bidding, with diamonds "our suit"?
A Small Request
Paul and Richard; you boys are too funny! (BTW - just spoke with my mom's caretaker, who live about 45 minutes north of Richard... She told me exactly what you did, Paul - FREEZING! I told her that up here in the frozen tundra, we don't even THINK about wearing ...
A Small Request
Thank YOU, Neal!
A Bart Bramley Story
Michael, both Bart and Michael R are surely two of the most incredible "par" players - with abilities to figure out hands most mere mortals cannot. While I've seen Bart's wizardry many times, I love this particular story about Michael. It was in the prehistoric era, before computers, with ...
Craig Biddle's bidding problem: J865 AK432 863 Q
So - if partner had something like a 12-15 (or more?) 3-1-5-4 hand he really is stuck for a bid immediately? When he doubles NOW, do we have a sense of what he is showing? Is it something like what I describe above? Or could it have more strength - or less ...
Ron Smith's bidding problem: AT5 AKQT7 KQT5 A
So you are driving to game, David? (I play that 3 here guarantees hearts and is GF....) You are surely correct that you don't need much from partner to make game. Yet if partner has the wrong tiny something, game won't make. People are posting tough problems ...
Liam Milne's bidding problem: AKT953 K8 AT74 3
You are right, Ron. But partner will never correct to spades with 4 and Jx or Qx of spades. And partner doesn't know that you have an excellent 6-4 with very good spades, either. Not being critical of your choice! Part of why I think this is a ...
Liam Milne's bidding problem: AKT953 K8 AT74 3
Toughie. I can see bidding 2, 3 and my choice - 3. I just hope I guessed right!

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