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Gene Owens
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Member Since
Aug. 3, 2010
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5 hours ago
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Platinum Life Master
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Forcing or Non Forcing
no one said the call was weak, only was it forcing or not.
Life Master Fee Increase
Had not heard of the increase. I have been looking for a reason to discontinue my membership, I think this will do it.
Quick question about seeding a STAC Swiss team event
District 11 use to have a rule (according to Director Jay Albright)that in round 1 of a single session swiss the better teams would play each other and the weaker teams would play each other. He claimed he was required to do this by local officials. That was the ...
BBO format
My main problem is the loss of the voice function. With the old version I can wander around the room and still hear what is going on. With the new version it seems I have to be glued to the chat window.
Your move
but perhaps opener is more likely to bid this way with a void than with a singleton
Losing Trick Count
agree
Seeking Ideas on How to Increase Attendance at Sectional Sunday Swiss
the so called bracketed "swiss" of 8 is is not really a swiss.It is really a flighted round robin of 7 matches, all within your bracket. I have been opposed to them because unlike the stratified events the lower bracket players lose their free shot at the higher awards ...
Forcing? (And why/why not)
this looks like a good case for a lebensohl type 2nt. 3d could be forcing and 2nt then 3d over 3c would be non-forcing
How would you rule?
If their agreement is that 3C is a limit raise then west must read 4H as a slam try. West is not allowed to be informed of his pards mistake by the unlawful announcement.
How would you rule?
if west is correct and the agreement is a limit raise then he must ignore east's announcement and read the 4H bid as a slam try for diamonds.
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