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Brett Kunin
Brett Kunin
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Member Since
June 16, 2012
Last Seen
Oct. 17
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

semi-retired attorney, living in northern New Jersey; Tournament Chair, NJ Bridge League (Unit 140)

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Winning KO and Swiss in same NYC regional
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Shrine Bridge Center, Livingston, NJ
BBO Username
brettnj
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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RIP Harold Feldheim
Harold was indeed a character, but he always had a good joke to tell, and was a great family man, caring deeply for his children and grandchildren. We played as teammates several times at east coast regionals, and I was proud to have called him a friend. He will be ...
Bridge World Standard: Does Anyone Actually Play It?
Chris: Usually every 4th or 5th regional I attend, I "run into" two good Flight A players who have never played together, and, rather than argue endlessly about "systems", agree to play BWS -- more power to them. Quite frankly, I believe many of the last two series of amendments to ...
Overcall with weak suit?
Gary: I am in complete agreement with your first paragraph.
Hasta la vista, visa?
Cameron: For both philosophic and political reasons, although I would NEVER go to China, I agree that there is real risk for citizens of certain countries to go there (particularly with the US-China trade war). That being said, ANY country should have the right to bar a convicted felon from ...
A "Thank You" Would Be Nice !
Don: So what if there is a "lawsuit in the wind"?? Case law has well established (including a decision by the US Supreme Court) that private organizations can discipline their own members as they choose, provided they do not otherwise violate the law (i.e, discrimination based upon a "prohibited ...
A "Thank You" Would Be Nice !
Rob: Our unit, 140 (central NJ), has almost 3,000 members. Although I appreciate that we can apply for "Asst. Dist. Recorder" status (which I will recommend), I do not understand the logic in eliminating a Disciplinary Chair at the Unit level(particularly given the ineffectiveness of our District in ...
The Three-card Limit Raise: There must be a better way
Gil: I don't know if there is a reasonable solution to the problem you pose. A former partner of mine and I, before the introduction of the current chart system, used to play 2 over 1 as non-forcing, and 1nt in response to a major as forcing and unlimited ...
Nothing
Steve: I agree wholeheartedly with going back to a 9:30 start time. In addition, as a purely voluntary organization, we incur few expenses, and coffee and bagels is not too much for ask for at breakfast time. It does NO GOOD to save a small amount of money if ...
ACBL surcharge at tournaments good or bad?
Randy: I cannot speak for Regional rates, although I believe they are the same. At the Unit 140 Sectional (central NJ) two weekends ago, the rates for ACBL directors were $159., $169., and $189., depending on their experience level. Rates for local directors, if permitted by the ACBL, are somewhat ...
Should This Type of Action be Recorded?
AGREED - One of the chief purposes of having a highly questionable action recorded is to prevent any such pattern occuring on a regular basis...How else is a Recorder to know????
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