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Georgiana Gates
Georgiana Gates
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 6, 2011
Last Seen
Sept. 16
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

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

United States of America

Bridge Information

BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Combatting slow play
Doesn't having the East-West players change floors slow the game down? I do see that should help with noise.
Club bridge in Athens and Rome
I visited Italy in 2014, including Rome, and I sent Emails to several clubs, and never got a response.
Bridge Winners is Depressing
A long time ago I held Qxxx of trumps and ducked, and it was the right play. I don't think I'd be so brave now.
Reviving the Recorder System
Yes, indeed.
ACBL Mixed Teams CoC
Many years ago, the Women's Trial was limited to four teams: 1 and 2 in the KO, and the winners of the BAM and Swiss. (There was a provision for double qualifiers.)
One "Big Idea" - Ratings
Maybe we should invite Mr. Champion (aka the Colorado Springs guy) to post here.
Small Ideas regarding ACBL NAP qualification
This seems wrong to me. So a weak player can hire a pro to play in a NAOP club qualifying, and the weak player gets to play in Flight C? Yes, he'll have to play with another C player at the Unit/District level, but he's still gotten ...
A Trappist passes on
I understand why this post is bridge-related, but not the title. I thought it was about a player who was famous for trap-passing.
Big Ideas
And DARPA is credited with inventing the Internet, without which we would not have BridgeWinners.
Big Ideas
Jan, did you share the bottle of wine with your horse?
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