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Recap Of 6/21/2017 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 3 Comments

Saturday June 24, 2017 05:21:50

In this week's game, there were a total of 9 double digit swings, with 8 decided by successful/flawed bidding choices and only one decided by declarer play.It all began on the first board... […]


Our Grand Old Game!

Paul Cronin ~ No Comments

Sunday June 18, 2017 20:35:20

Through July 23-26 at the Toronto NABC, the ACBL will offer an online, national-rated event on BBO. The 4 session game ($10 per session) will offer a limited National Championship and up to 48 gold/red MPs. However, this will not be your regular game, because your partner will be a robot, and you will be playing against robots. Additionally, all […]


Las Vegas Bally's Regional Monday, June 19th Session Times Changed!

Judy Kay-Wolff ~ 1 Comments

Thursday June 15, 2017 14:55:46

Although MONDAY starting time corrections were made earlier (FROM 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.) TO 1 p.m. And 7:30 p.m. -- many participants are/were not aware of it. ALL OTHER DAYS REMAIN AS ORIGINALLY ANNOUNCED. See you there! […]


Not As Bad As I Thought  

Jeff Lehman ~ No Comments

Sunday June 04, 2017 18:46:48

At a recent regional, I was invited to play a small two-session event with an aspiring player who needed a bit more than 6 gold points to become a Life Master.  I was ruing my failure to accomplish the goal – we had needed to finish first overall and instead finished second, about half a gold point short of her needs – because of a lead […]


Two From Coup

Jeff Lehman ~ No Comments

Friday June 02, 2017 18:52:29

That is, two overtricks from a trump coup.This was Board 4 from a pairs event at a recent regional. […]


For Bloggers — Autosave Problem

John Goold ~ 1 Comments

Thursday June 01, 2017 23:12:09

Bob Munson brought a WordPress problem to my attention. When editing posts, the autosave feature would eventually get into a state when one could not save or publish the post. This caused changes to be lost as the edit session had to be abandoned. […]


Recap Of 5/24/2017 28 Board Imp Individual

Bob Munson ~ 2 Comments

Monday May 29, 2017 14:35:40

Bad day at black rock.  I lost big on 4 of the 5 double digit swings.  As usual, bidding played large rolls in the swings, but once the bidding had produced a different contract at the two tables, leads, declarer play and defense sometimes came into focus as opportunities were missed. […]


The Selling Of Master Points!

Paul Cronin ~ 2 Comments

Sunday May 28, 2017 17:17:10

In session 1 of a recent 7 1/2 table - 28 board B/C/D Sectional pairs the MP award for coming first was 1.72 silver.At a recent "Grass Roots Fund Month" 3 1/2 table 24 board open game the MP award for coming first was 2.04 black.Leaving aside the colour of the awards, is paying an extra dollar to play in the "Grass Roots Fund Month" game a better […]


What’s In A Name?

Judy Kay-Wolff ~ 4 Comments

Friday May 12, 2017 16:08:36

Following the two-week 2017 Marathon Bridge Team Trials produced on BBO … when Bobby saw the final scores being posted, I overheard him humming a tune I recall from the days of that antiquated medium of radio. The melody may have been the most popular marketing advertising tool ever carried over the airwaves. It went something […]


The Thrill Of A Senior Victory

Linda Lee ~ No Comments

Wednesday May 10, 2017 23:38:26

The 2017 Canadian Bridge Championship was held in Winnipeg Manitoba April 29-May 7.  The competition includes events to select Canadian teams for international competition for 2017: Open, Senior and Women's. The winners in each event playoff against the Mexican champions for the opportunity of competing in the Bridge World Championship which will […]


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