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http://live.acbl.org/player-results/ACBL# will give you a player's tournament record for the last couple of years.
Sept. 28, 2015
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When my robot opponent overcalled my 1NT opening showing spades and a minor with 4=0=0=9 and it's “partner” took a preference to clubs, it makes you wonder.
Sept. 26, 2015
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Kit Woolsey was the first I recall advocating “non-serious 3NT”
Sept. 13, 2015
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Unfortunately starting next week and for the following three weeks there are a number of holidays in Israel which are likely to slow things down a bit.
Sept. 8, 2015
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One might be able to argue you were no longer a kibitzer but the dummy, in which case you are allowed say something at the time.
Sept. 5, 2015
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By their opening leads?
Aug. 31, 2015
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Ed, 3-way Drury as it's called is very popular here in Toronto. I'm holding off until someone comes up with 5-way Drury. I might as well learn it all at once.
Aug. 27, 2015
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Maybe they should pre-alert their 3 card major openings in third seat. I knew a pair who did many years ago.
Aug. 17, 2015
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Do you also use 2NT for takeout and dbl for penalty if the opponent's fit is in hearts rather than spades?
June 29, 2015
MVP
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Sorry Michael :-(
June 14, 2015
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The first vugraph that BBO covered was the CNTC final in, I think 2001. The Gartaganises, Gord Campbell and Keith Balcombe beat Andy Altay, Ian McKinnon, Paul Thurston, Rick Delogu, Gloria Silverman and her partner who I don't remember off hand.

The lead changed hands three times on the last four boards. If Fred had written a script to introduce his vugraph coverage, he couldn't have done a better job.
June 12, 2015
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My opponents bid it :-(
June 2, 2015
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Adam, bidding 1D as a transfer to H with Qxxxx isn't a pretty safe psych, it's illegal in the ACBL to psych a conventional response to an opening bid.
May 29, 2015
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Why would it matter if the defense is GCC legal when your transfers are not?
April 29, 2015
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There are many parts of the world where “thumbs up” is a very insulting gesture.
Jan. 24, 2015
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There was a debate in the ACBL Bulletin about this in 1988 or 89 between Edgar Kaplan and Ira Rubin. The arguments for each side don't seem to have changed :-)
Jan. 23, 2015
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Under ACBL General Conditions of Contest, convention cards are only required at sectionally rated events or higher.
Jan. 1, 2015
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What seems to have led to the disagreement was that the K could've been from KQ when partner had JT doubleton.
Nov. 26, 2014
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Thanks
Nov. 5, 2014
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As someone who hasn't been to a tournament in almost 15 years, can some explain to me what Gold Rush Pairs is?
Nov. 5, 2014
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