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Elianna Meyerson
Elianna Meyerson
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 16, 2012
Last Seen
Dec. 4
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I taught Math at Downtown College Prep, a school devoted to helping historically underachieving students who would be first generation college students get to and through college.

 

I'm now living in Switzerland

Country
Switzerland

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing the Diamond team in the second round of the Spingolds
Bridge Accomplishments
Beating Adam's team to get to the afore-mentioned second round
Regular Bridge Partners
Adam Meyerson, Michael Bodell, Yudit Hasin, Maria Pendergast
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Center, Bridge Corner
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs
Favorite Conventions
Elidrury, Gazilli
BBO Username
Elianna
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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A clear case of aphasia, and yet . . .
Instead of asking her to say the suit for the third time, why not ask her to point to the card she wants?
College Spirit
I remember reviving the bridge club at Harvey Mudd. I found bridge books, and found some people who already played a bit of bridge, and others who played card games and were interested in learning. I arranged for a bridge teacher from a local club, and she was very good ...
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Your bet/hope is correct. And when the company no longer pays for such services, we definitely plan on continuing it (with the same company) on our own. And with that, I'm bowing out of this part of the discussion, because this really shouldn't be about me.
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Yes, we do too. Especially now that we are living abroad.
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
I think that the problem is that it may be hard to tell between your (a) and your (b) scenario unless there is a record that they spoke to a professional who understood the tax situation involving both countries, and followed that professional's advice. I imagine that there's ...
If you ever taught 5th Graders (or higher level grades) I want to hear your opinion on how to teach Bridge in schools.
I am a HS Math teacher, and a Math curriculum lead in my organization. I also have taught bridge at SiVY summer camp to complete beginners. I definitely have ideas on how to structure a curriculum and would be interested in working with someone on it (after July) if anyone ...
NABC O/W's
"Yet we do not in other fields, such as mathematics, engineering, physics" This may be true in the U.S., but it's not true across all other countries.
What would you do about illegal note taking?
Giles has it. The "b" is for the base units. SI = International Standard units. Adding the "b" helps with the correct spacing to easily convert 5km to cm.
What would you do about illegal note taking?
Looking at the bid cards for an extra 5s at the end of the auction also helps me remember it, should that be banned? There are people that are audio learners: Hearing the auction repeated when it's their turn to lead helps them remember it. Should that be banned ...
Who has the lowest Bacon/Erdos number?
If my husband and I were one person, we'd have a Bacon/Erdos number of 6. (I have a Bacon number of 3 having been an extra on My So Called Life so it went Me-Jared Leto - Brad Pitt-Kevin Bacon.) I was a collaborator on one paper while an ...
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