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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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May 4, 2015
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about me

English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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the saint
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A New Ethics?
It's also incumbent on the people making the bloopers not to try and shame people into showing them 'sportsmanship'. You make a screw-up, however inadvertent, you take the consequences of the rules. It's far more sporting to call the rules against yourself in such situations.
Name This Squeeze (Again!)
About 10 years.
Name This Squeeze (Again!)
Florian. No guess is required in the end position. Whichever opponent ends up winning the third diamond can only cash one winner before being forced to concede the rest. I really should have included that diagram...
EBU National Teams: youngest ever winners?
Yup, he was born in 1993. DanMac would have been 20 or 21 when he won it in 2011.
EBU National Teams: youngest ever winners?
You wouldn't have done that Big Man.
EBU National Teams: youngest ever winners?
MGB may claim he's only 21, but he's been saying that for the last 15 years.
BBO Vugraph - Where are the women?
I said team and squad because I didn't know exactly how long the squad itself had been in place and I'm aware that it was obviously a British squad before 1999. Bear in mind that ARF won the Junior Euros in 1978 and he has represented England at ...
BBO Vugraph - Where are the women?
And further, juniors invariably do make up a good proportion of VG operators when they are available.
BBO Vugraph - Where are the women?
Almost every current England international player (including some of those now in the Seniors) had some kind of development from being part of the Junior team/squad. I have found from those I have asked to help with the current generation, that all of them know it, appreciate it and ...
Schapiro Spring Foursomes - Update
Mike, how much of this improved success would you put down to no longer playing Siege?

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