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Allan Graves
Allan Graves
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 19, 2011
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Bridge Teacher and professional player Interested in : Bridge Teaching focus and methods Meditation ( Mindfullness /Awareness training ) practice for bridge players.  University degree in Education. Member Canadian bridge Hall of Fame ,2017 Senior world Champion  USA team , 15 Canadian and USA National Championships. ( 3 of those we renounced but ACBL refused to honour our request)  Feel free to contact me for more information and resources. University major and credentials in Student Centered Education. 


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Canadian Bridge Hall of fame. 2017 Senior World Champion USA, ACBL Grand Life master . 15 Canadian and USA National championships
Favorite Conventions
18-19 balanced 2D opener
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Arrogant or Obvious
I was never a big fan of the trust me claim cards into the tray.
Light Overcall
Very interesting. Bridge was , is and always will be a gambling game with a perfect risk reward scoring system at rubber bridge and a pretty good derivative for tournament play. The correct judgment of the risk reward component is the main factor in bridge expertise at any form of scoring ...
R.I.P. Milt Rosenberg
that is sad news
2020 World Championships postponed until 2021
You would think that bridge tournaments will not be safe until their is a vaccine and routine test. Just like travel to some foreign countries proper vaccination and a recent test would be a requirement to play. That would seem to be the minimum to keep the players confident that ...
Summer NABC Moved
Canada is doing things properly and the residents are co-operating fully. Jean La Traverse and the Montreal Bridge league will have done an amazing job with this tournament. Montreal is one of the world's greatest cities and also one of the world's greatest bridge cities. Let us hope ...
Book recommendation please (or other material)
Frank Stewart and Randy Barron , wrote a 4 part series way back when.. Vol ! the Bridge Book and VOL 1 the student text. Just amazon them , they are still out there .Of course Audrey Grant bridge basics. Learn rubber bridge ,the Mother game. No one wants to be evaluated in ...
ACBL Spring NABC is Canceled
ACBL Board handled this exactly correctly in my opinion. Insurance etc will now kick in for all parties. Ohio governor gave everyone cover.
3!s Response to 2NT Opening: Minor Suit Stayman or Relay to 3NT?
Shows both minors then whatever you like as continuations. Use European extended South African at 4 level. 4C = hearts , 4D = Spades ( Neutral bid shows interest ). 4H = Clubs ( 4S KC ) 4S= Diamonds (5C KC ) Slam invitational or better. Xfer and raise to play , 5m to play.
Open Letter to the ACBL on Covid-19
Elves and fairies posted my previous comment twicev
Open Letter to the ACBL on Covid-19
Bridge is a Risk reward game The risks of hiking this tournament are serious if not catastrophic. A bridge tournament with us diverse elderly demographic. Multiple pieces of viral transmitting equipment., long hours of social exposure and deteriorating immune systems due to exhaustion is a perfect storm for an epidemic ...

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