I am a neophyte lawyer and cat adopter and the District 9 Mini-McKenney title holder for the 300-500 masterpoint division. Life is good when kitty and partners -- both at the law firm and at the bridge table -- are in a forgiving mood.
Favorite Bridge Memory
Year-long Life-Master-Quest with first regular partner and teacher Jon Ullman. Also known as "my second year of law school."
Was carried to finals of World Mixed Pairs by Adam Kaplan.
Dude, you left out the best part of that hand: the director call. Not against us, mind you. One of the opponents' bids during that auction was insufficient. They insisted on calling the director, and Adam attempted to physically hide the auction and his hand from her view. "The auction ...
My understanding is that the "rule" is that you can play in the top bracket or "your" bracket based on combined masterpoints. The rationale for this rule, as it has been explained to me, is that it is easy for the directors to apply and harms only a very small ...