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Recap Of 8/8/2018 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 2 Comments

Friday August 10, 2018 20:09:06

Seven double digit swings today including an unusual number of slams.  In addition to 3 boards where an excellent slam was bid at both tables for a push, 5 more boards had slam bid at only one table with huge IMP swings in the balance depending upon the success of that slam.  The other 2 boards were games that were bid/not bid causing the […]

Abta Book Of The Year Awards

Sally Sparrow ~ 1 Comments

Friday July 27, 2018 04:19:06

Tonight we attended the annual ABTA convention banquet, which is always a really fun time, especially when it concludes with a panel of experts answering a bucket of questions submitted throughout the week by the teachers. This year's panel, moderated by George Jacobs, consisted of Randy Baron, Bob Morris, Eddie Wold, Robert Todd and Steve […]

Glitter Gulch Sectional …. Coming Soon!

Judy Kay-Wolff ~ No Comments

Friday July 27, 2018 00:54:32

Awaiting finalized information for the November 5th-9th GLITTER GULCH SECTIONAL at the popular PLAZA HOTEL in downtown Las Vegas. A variety of events (several new ones) will be available. Great rates and terrific eateries as usual and … free.  For Plaza residents, check in at South Tower for convenience.     HERE IT IS […]

In The Interim ….

Judy Kay-Wolff ~ 2 Comments

Thursday July 26, 2018 23:40:40

I have been bogged down these last couple months with various projects (mostly good) .. and was engrossed going over my rough drafts for this site when the doorbell rang.  I could see through the glass window it was a young man with a vase of flowers.  My curiosity got the best of me as my birthday had just passed .. and when I greeted […]

2018 Abta/mpp Teacher Of The Year Announced In Atlanta

Sally Sparrow ~ No Comments

Thursday July 26, 2018 14:50:43

I have been spending time in Atlanta at the American Bridge Teachers' convention this week, having arrived in the city on Tuesday. This is my first time in Atlanta, and this was the view from my hotel room:Very impressive!This morning we announced the winner of this year's ABTA/Master Point Press Teacher of the Year. This year's Teacher of the […]

Recap Of 7/18/2018 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 4 Comments

Friday July 20, 2018 13:39:26

Reporting on 7 double digit swings today - 5 caused by bidding decisions, 1 lead problem and 1 play problem. […]

Robot Weekend World Cup Geo Day 2

Paul Cronin ~ No Comments

Tuesday July 03, 2018 01:56:08

On Board 1 South holdsKJ9532     Q     AQ86     AQAfter passes by N and E, what is your opening bid?This particular S opened 1C.West passes, and N bids 1H.East passes, and it's back to S....what would your call be?S's actual rebid was 3NT  (why would you want to mention a 6 card spade suit ?) ,making 5, for a score of 99.62%On to Board […]

Missing Posts??

Paul Cronin ~ 2 Comments

Sunday June 17, 2018 23:22:35

Have been putting off new posts until my 2017 posts were restored, but.....been almost 5 months now and still hasn't happened. Hmmmmmm............ […]

Recap Of 6/11/2018 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 3 Comments

Sunday June 17, 2018 00:46:46

There were eight double digit swings in our last game, but the cause of the swings was quite varied.  Some were caused by bidding judgment, others declarer play, opening leads, and bidding confusion that comes with unfamiliar partnerships.  Here we go. […]

A Bad Week For The World Of Bridge

Judy Kay-Wolff ~ 10 Comments

Tuesday May 22, 2018 17:28:26

I was saddened to learn of John Sutherlin‘s passing a few days ago.  Some of my most pleasurable moments spent in Dallas when Bobby and I were first wed were having a few dinners with Peggy and John.  He was one of the most popular and respected representatives of our game. And .. moments ago I learned about the death of one […]

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