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Al Hollander
Al Hollander
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 20, 2010
Last Seen
3 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
getting harry goldwater to laugh when opp called director on me
Bridge Accomplishments
bbo vugraph commentator, extensive library
Regular Bridge Partners
none this millenium
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
none this millenium
Favorite Conventions
big club, relay, transfer/flip-flop in non-nt
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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John Sarjeant
5 articles authored by John Sarjeant appeared in Bridge Magazine between 1977 and 1979 1) July 1977, pp 8-12, "Mixed Fortunes" 2) August 1977, pp 76-78, "Sunshine FOllies" 3) July 1978, pp 44-48, "Not Very Serious" 4) June 1979, pp 336-339, "Crockford's 1979" 5) November 1979, pp 266-267, "Any ...
Should players be allowed to compete in a second USBC after qualifying?
apologies if i made it sound any other way. i was thinking that someone could Q for BB USA1 in that off year, then be free to enter some of Senior, Women's, Mixed the following year. But this seems to have eliminated one of Sylvia's potential conflicts "because ...
Should players be allowed to compete in a second USBC after qualifying?
i might have talked myself into there being a need to adjust the options. Should the once-every-four-years situation where USA1 BB team was identified the previous year be treated differently than the years when all events are identifying TWO teams for the WC?
Should players be allowed to compete in a second USBC after qualifying?
Sylvia - this was way before your time, but the proposal reminds me of the old McKenney race. In years when Barry Crane did not plan to win it himself, he would often enter events to be a spoiler. the idea is that he would prevent the person he was not ...
Post 19. Charles Wilbraham and the 4 3 2 1 point count - Saturday 3rd Novmeber 2018
I don't recall when I first learned about McCampbell's contribution of 4321 count. It was always the Work Point Count before then. Sad historical Note: Work's 1934 tome, "The Work-Peterson Accurate Valuation System of Contract Bridge", does NOT mention McCampbell. In fairness, the authors say that the ...
17th European Champions' Cup
The 3 day event ended today BC't Onstein 1 won the phase 1 round robin then continued to win in the semifinals and finals Congratulations to the gold medalists Simon de Wijs-Bauke Muller Bart Nab-Bob Drijver Ricco van Prooijen-Louk Verhees Daily Bulletins at ...
Rimstedt's version of Gazzilli
do you think Mikael was referring to 2nd bid of opener, i.e. restrictions when NOT using Gazzilli OR responder's rebid over the 2-way 2 call? i do recall seeing one sequence that i have not seen from other pairs. of course, this could be a result of ...
17th European Champions' Cup
2 things 1) explaining how the event gets the 12 teams 2) putting that sentence in italics -- sigh
17th European Champions' Cup
correction i have updated the original post = so that "c" reads "country of current title holders"
17th European Champions' Cup
but entry into that event is by Club, right?

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