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David Yates
David Yates
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Member Since
July 29, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Tournaments
Any big team KO. Trials, Vandy, Spingold. ("And summer's lease hath all too short a date")
Favorite Conventions
Ones partner actually understands
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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New Monaco Pair
I blame Zia, citizen of the world. Next thing you know, Gittleman and Hampson are playing for USA - leaving poor Canada down to maybe a couple thousand (it seems) world class players. Maybe less, cuz Gavin is here, too. So is Bruce Ferguson, but I hear he got deported for ...
New Monaco Pair
Nah, 20% income tax and 15%. Paradise ain't cheap, but it sure is beautiful.
Playing conditions in Montecatini
Judging by all the posts on this issue, if I open a business, I want Roy "Roll With the Punches" Welland as my first Yelp reviewer.
MI in Montecatini
One can get to a “no MI” ruling on the theory & was the agreement and E simply fielded the auction by passing 4. So N would now not have any MI. S does, but it is now irrelevant to the N/S claim and result. For this ...
Playing conditions in Montecatini
For some cultures, "full responsibility" meant sharpening one's blade. I miss the old days too, Avon.
The Worst Advice Ever
"Oh, that. That is the advice he gives opponents." Too funny. And also some of the best advice Benito ever gave since it worked out so well for him :)
Protection ?
I am OK with a 3 opener in these circumstances. North certainly does not have a 5 call.
Protection ?
This is probably MP and I doubt any defender is not taking A&K of diamonds at the go. You know E is trumping a spade. You don't know who has K, but if it isn't partner and you will get nothing for -680. But I do ...
Protection ?
I am not happy about "no adjustment because North's blatant use of UI might not have worked out." I don't find 3 in 3rd seat favorable particularly shocking, but bidding after the BIT is totally unacceptable. So probably a PP here. I doubt a noob opened 3 ...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I think robot bridge awards should be mimetic polyalloy points.
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