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Bill Cubley
Bill Cubley
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 27, 2011
Last Seen
49 minutes 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.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Compliments by pard Kyle Larsen & opponent Grant Baze at trick 3 in pro-am. Eddie Kantar calling my name and shaking my hand for 2nd OA in year long race on money tour. Played only June -December
Bridge Accomplishments
Ruby LM, 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
Stayman
BBO Username
Kibitz Kat
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
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In the middle of a tournament, a player collapses. Do you know what to do?
An elderly player fell off his chair at a sectional in Oakland. The ambulance came and took him to the ER. He screamed he could finish the session as he was carted our with his broken hip. It is easier to get heart attack patients into the ambulance.
Blue Over Red Boards
I agree. Larger labels for the dealer are really needed. Red is a bad color for the board. Marking the card pockets red for being vulnerable is a big help. However the cure may wind up worse than a long ago club owner's re-marking the boards. She asked her ...
The Godfather of Bridge
Very well written!
Repeat Locations for Nationals
Steve M, I know about Detroit as I was born there. Buddy H, thanks for bringing up the warm south. We can see this is a difficult taks.
Repeat Locations for Nationals
We never had a problem going to Asbury Park NJ in our early years. But we were then not a truly across the nation organization. I would like that 2 of the 3 NABCs be at sites we find are popular with our members. We can also consider changes in ...
The value of videos
I have observed in kibitzing that players often try hard to alert when screens are used. I remember the late Russ Eleblad being very active to his opponent in this respect.
The value of videos
I guess there will be more Appeal Without Merit penalties as well as directors giving Procedural Penalties when the videos are reviewed. It also will teach players to better follow the alert procedure. We players often get very informal in competition when a formal mindset is much better. Very good ...
Comments please, on this 2D opening
Ray, feel free to write a post yourself. Stop this trolling. Ray, your comments are not appropriate. Comment on the bid or not is the question posed. It is posed politely.
New, simple, more accurate rating system.
My small number of BRQs never diminishes even after I play, using the term very loosely, in the BRP. Ed, feel free to play under my player number. ;-)
Bidding this Slam?
Offside 3-0 break or offside stiff king and play for the drop rather than hook the jack come to mind.
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