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Geoff Hampson
Geoff Hampson
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 27, 2010
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I have been a full-time pro for about 15 years. I can't think of any better way to make a living.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Rosenblum 2010
Bridge Accomplishments
Many and varied
Regular Bridge Partners
Greco, Rodwell, Jacobus, Meckstroth, Cheek, Grue, Gitelman, Levin
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
NABC's world championships, cavendish Calcutta
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Tricky Bridge: Playtest it now!
I like the idea! I hope it works out, it would be nice to have a simple place to direct people for the abc of learning the game.
The Kibs Are Not Alright
@Bharat, I would love for this time away from the table to be used to fortify the future of bridge. It will not survive if nobody learns the game anymore, eventually all the players will die off. I just struggle to see how we are going to reach a new ...
The Kibs Are Not Alright
@Bharat; I really hope that whatever future bridge has, it is not entirely online. While At the table bridge has some live cheating elements and even with screens, ethics are not entirely perfect, I still believe that bridge is a beautiful SOCIAL game and losing the F2F part of that ...
The Kibs Are Not Alright
I, for one, have always found it distasteful that the spectators know the result of a match that I just finished playing before I have a chance to score up. Am I alone in this?
The Kibs Are Not Alright
I mostly like your position Mate, I would just mention that Mori puts a time delay on his broadcasts, even the almost live ones, to maintain a sense of security for the event. I want spectating to happen in bridge. Really, I want anything that will help revitalize and sustain ...
Can cheating be stopped in online bridge?
lets require players to upload their notes and then force them to play those notes verbatim when out of quarantine. (joke)
A New Type Of Venue
I like this idea! I was recently discussing with another player, having a European Football style bracketing where you might play premier league with the highest rated 8 teams and brackets of 8 heading downward. This might be a way to create the Strata that divided these groups and then ...
Can cheating be stopped in online bridge?
Andrew, clearly you have the expertise, might you be willing to lend that to BBO if they are responsive? This could be the start to a solution we badly need!
Andrea Buratti plays in Major Alt
@giovanni Are you really trying to equate anything that Helgemo or Passell have ever done to what Buratti did constantly for 20 years? Get real.
Andrea Buratti plays in Major Alt
@richardFleet;Contempt is pretty unfair, some of us love bridge and want to earn our living playing it. Wanting to avoid convicted collusive cheaters in top F2F events is reasonable and being willing to sacrifice income from those events for a stand on ethics is amazing. Now years later you ...

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