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Brian Ross
Brian Ross
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Member Since
Jan. 10, 2014
Last Seen
20 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Anytime a pair of my students come rushing up to tell me how well they just did.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
I play out of :Louisville.
Favorite Tournaments
Gatlinburg(big surrprise, yes?)
BBO Username
BCRPro
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Steve
Precision with 2/1= GF
Copy to my cards View/Print
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
The late Sid Kilsheimer, an ACBL director in the mid-west, always gave the 2nd /last warning before penalties, when he sold the entry to a certain D11 player.
Why is this day different from all others?
I was quite surprised to see, at Williamsburg, a 27 team bracketed round robin, ran as 6-7-7-7, I would have thought 9-9-9 would have been obvious.
Crowd-Sourcing the Bridge World's March 2020 MSC Contest
"If someone pays $99 a year simply for the pleasure of participating in the MSC, they have more money than sense." There seems to be a lot of that going around.
Another Damn Good Teacher (and Woman) Adiosed
A truly lovely lady, We always had great fun when we played.
Four Sectionals in D11 in One Week
A.J. writes- "The other 2 sectionals were Progressive sectionals, which are almost entirely intra-Unit affairs" But don't they use sectional sanctions? A Progressive sectional that is useful only to the members in it's locality is useless to the rest of us. It seems that at a time ...
Birthday Wish
Happy Birthday, Steve!
McCabe above 2 level?
Pard makes his lead director at whatever level he wishes to play. I am not a fan of delicate probing auctions after we preempt. My pards know what I preempt with.
McCabe above 2 level?
I play it on over any opening preempt at any level and have done so for many years.
The Pros have no idea
Most club players in my neck of the woods bid slam if the combined total of points has a 3 in the front.
What is Going On with Regional Bracket 1 Knockouts?
I played in one of the cited Greenville events. Our top bracket had 6 teams. As a Soloway KO, we played a 2 session round robin to eliminate 2 teams. We all later saw a posted result sheet showing only the 4 teams who qualified, but it was a 6 ...
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