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Brenda Egeland
Brenda Egeland
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 16, 2018
Last Seen
16 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I became totally smitten with bridge in 2016. Since then, I've created new web-based scoring software ( and started a bridge club (

United States of America

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
Unlike f2f play, online play controls when a players sees something. There's no need to block me from bidding for 3 seconds (or whatever...); just build in a (random?) delay in the amount of time BBO takes to broadcast what I bid/played to the other players. You could ...
The "Home Club" rule is even stupider than . . .
I think part of the problem is that clubs cannot differentiate themselves in BBO-land. In face-to-face games, I may choose to play in Club A rather than Club B because I like the group of people better, I like the location, the director, better snacks, whatever. The club manager competes ...
The "Home Club" rule is even stupider than . . .
Other: Signing a contract with BBO to be the sole provider of online games for masterpoints save those that were already in existence at the time (2016). I dislike the BBO interface and sterile atmosphere of playing online in BBO. So at the beginning of the pandemic I modified the ...
Bridge Hackathon Crowdfunding - your help needed!
Bridge Hackathon Crowdfunding - your help needed!
And BBO has an exclusive arrangement with ACBL to provide online games that can earn masterpoints. It will be an uphill climb for other bridge playing software to succeed in the US.
Alternatives to BBO for non-ACBL online games
Hi Dawn ... I'll send you a private message.
Appealing to a Wider Audience
The feeling of online bridge is certainly different, especially if you play in a game without voice chat. I find the voice-less games on BBO to be very solitary, even when chatting with text. Playing with an attached Discord channel changes the feel entirely.
Appealing to a Wider Audience
Some videos here if you want to see more:
Appealing to a Wider Audience
Yes, David, Egeland points (nah, probably RSVP points) are a one of many possibilities if the ACBL isn't interested in working with me.
Appealing to a Wider Audience
Yes, Yehudit. It is only open to clubs, plus we do not have robots, so individual play is not an option right now.

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