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David Thompson
David Thompson
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 20, 2011
Last Seen
44 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

National Youth Coordinator with the Australian Bridge Federation. Occasional BBO commentator. Please note that any comments, views and opinions expressed in my posts here are my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the various organisations with which I'm associated be that by way of employment, membership, office holder or volunteer.


Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Beating Ish Del'Monte and my older brother in the final of the National Youth Teams in 1993.
Bridge Accomplishments
Won the 1993 Far East Youth Teams
Regular Bridge Partners
Jamie Thompson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
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What bridge really needs to become relevant again.
Personally, I find the game a lot more interesting and enjoyable now with so-called "modern methods" than I have at any time over the last 35 years. People are free to play bridge at whatever level they feel comfortable with and can easily find a game that suits their desire ...
Fantoni, Buratti, Lanzarotti & Co. in Milan
If you click on the Prize Giving icon and scroll down to 9th place in Group A (team Lanciano) you can see a beaming Gianarrigo Rona and other FIGB officials posing with Fantoni.
ATF, no not THAT ATF. Assess the futility.
I'd like a few more votes than two as I actually don't agree with 1, 3, 3, 4 and 6. Apart from that, nice auction.
Director call in Honolulu
As Steve indicates, this would be a lot easier to comment on if you posted the full hand which takes about 30 seconds if you click on the hand diagram tool when creating the post. Having been completely ripped off with a bad TD ruling on a "failure to alert ...
Defender's claim challenged by declarer
You need to read the poll question correctly. Was the claimer "obligated" to state a line? Clearly not. This case could just have easily been 4th seat holding trump AQ in the two-card ending. You show your hand and start the next board.
Avoiding another Honolulu
I would recommend settling on permanent locations for NABCs. Multi-year venue deals, local convening expertise, local equipment, popular locations, convenient locations, etc. No-brainer.
KASLE Wins Senior KO
1: 2: 3: ...
KASLE Wins Senior KO
Hawaii is quite convenient time zone for Melbourne too with only a three hour time difference at the moment.
this has to stop.
Given that at the end of the session you should be able to see all of your scores and those at other tables on your phone, personal scorecards seem a pretty redundant concept in pairs events. Perhaps a nice counter-measure would be to populate your personal scorecard with misleading results ...
Multi Opening Two-Bids
This subject to the non-ACBL part of the bridge world = LMFAO.

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