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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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May 4, 2015
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English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom

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Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: 6 AKJ76 AKQJ4 95
I recently had a casual game with a long term friend but we'd never actually played before. This was the very first deal. He is a top-level player so some level of common understanding could be assumed. This would normally mean mixed 1st and 2nd round controls, but should ...
Optimum Contract
A further proof of my theorem that 5NT is never the right place to play.
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: AK76 K5 QT63 753
Ignore this problem
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: AK76 K5 QT63 753
Arse. Its easts hand
AI, Cognitive Science and Bridge: we need you
Bid badly, guess right
NABC Coronavirus Precautions
We're doooooooooooomed!!!
Movers & Shakers - Bridge documentary from late 1990s (London)
Great education for me. I used to come in from Essex with Audrey H during school holidays. I wasnt there that evening but remember seeing this on tv.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
Fact is vast majority of bridge players are lazy and unprepared. If a pair is prepared to put time into working on their methods ahead of playing they deserve the advantage their hard work gives them at the table. No sympathy for laziness.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
It's about who can be the better player within the regulated time limit.
Fast Spingold
I abstained as I'm as likely to play in this as I ever was - not very at the moment... As an aside to this discussion, I maintain that having properly organised and run 'speed' events is a category that could and should be explored. Chess has Speed and Blitz ...

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