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Georgiana Gates
Georgiana Gates
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Member Since
Feb. 6, 2011
Last Seen
April 15
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired from many years in the computer and oil business. Still trying to improve. 

United States of America

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Grand Life Master
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USBF 2018 Team Trials: You Lose Some and You Win Some
Only two Vugraph operators were needed for the final. Jan herself was one; she chose Phillip to be the other one. From which I deduce that Phillip is a very good Vugraph operator. He's also a top player and a polite opponent.
For your consideration: Are Bridge and Baseball facing similar problems appealing to youth?
Are you referring to the 12 perfect innings Haddix pitched against the Braves, losing in the 13th? I've always wondered why he never got credit for a no-hitter/perfect game. I was a school-age child then, but my parents, also baseball fans, said that we could listen until the ...
Eric Murray 1928-2018
I didn't know that Margie had died. We weren't close friends, but we often chatted at tournaments.
So you want to be a Vugraph operator
I had a brief chat with Bart Bramley, and he pointed out that he sometimes does write-ups of important matches, where it is often important that the spot cards be right. And players at this level don't fumble before they play an important spot or make a falsecard, so ...
Would you open 1NT with a void?
I did that once. I was 6430 and thought I was 4333! It did not work.
Martin Hoffman 1929-2018
Didn't Tim Seres have a similar story? I don't think he was 14, though - more like 20.
USBC Round of 16, Day 1
In the Mahaffey-Meltzer match Kevin Dwyer took the C finesse and went down quickly.
RIP John Sutherlin
Very sorry to hear of John's passing, and my condolences to Peggy. I knew that John had been in poor health, but I still thought he would beat his illness. We lost one of the good guys.
Pop History: The Savage World of Big Bridge (Life Magazine, March 18, 1957)
The article was very enjoyable. And I read the advertisements - a wonderful window onto another time.
One Glaring Example of ACBL's Bloated Bureaucracy
Jim: All of Mexico has about 300 ACBL members. Could you rerun your search, limiting it to only Canada and US?
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