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Bill Cubley
Bill Cubley
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 27, 2011
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Basically a club player who gets to a nationals every other year. Very good slam bidder. Hideous Hog himself sent a postcard to my cat for helping me bid a grand slam which won that night by 1/2 of a match point!  Won 2 world wide bidding contests.  Greatest compliment was opponent Grant Baze tell partner Kyle Larsen, "He's playing the Hell out of this hand!"  I had only played 3 tricks.  This was an unforgettable score of 7 1/2 match points.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Complimes by pard Kyle Larsen & opponentGrant Baze at trick 3 in pro-am where we beat 7 world champions.
Bridge Accomplishments
Silver life master, lots of successful slams bid by me and played well by my partners.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
District 7, Unit 252 Low Country in the Bluffton - Hilton Head area of South Carolina
Favorite Tournaments
nationals, regionals
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
Kibitz Kat
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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The Worst Convention Ever
I know. But it is still a good reason to play Cappelletti. ;-)
Great Bols Of Fire
She once said she was a good housekeeper. Johnny Carson was shocked. She clarified that she always got the house in the divorce.
Montecatini restaurant recommendations?
Saul's on Shattuck? I am not good enough to play in those European events. So I suggest a domestic restaurant.
The Worst Convention Ever
I voted with the plurality on Step Responses to 2 Clubs. The bid takes up lots of room and then you waste a round of bidding counting aces and kings. Might be okay for 6NT bids, but I often bid suit slams.
The Worst Convention Ever
I get hugged when I meet Shannon at a tournament. That is a much better reason to play it than those who play MUD, Stolen Bid, etc have.
The Worst Convention Ever
Peg! Al Roth loved the minors and bid 1 club with 4-4 in the minors to prove it. But then when he died I asked a guy with a bridge website if he would ave a Roth poll. "What for? All the correct answers would have to be. 'What's ...
Great Bols Of Fire
I always enjoyed Frank Vine articles. Cornelius Coldbottom stories really reflect the truth of bridge.
Stratford Festival Toronto NABC
Is the Shaw Festival on?
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
@ Don and Jan The late Kibitz Kat, formerly of Oakland CA, obtained membership by popular subscription. He bid a grand slam which caused the guy whose lap he sat on to win by 1/2 matchpoint that night. His opponents chipped in for his card. Why not? He bid better ...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
The thought that the ACBL can bring a nationals not only to your home town, but into your very home is unique. In other fields of competition, we must travel to a specific venue and stay in a hotel. Saves a lot of money for players and the ACBL. Good ...

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