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Georgiana Gates
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Feb. 6, 2011
Last Seen
Dec. 2
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Retired from many years in the computer and oil business. Still trying to improve. 

United States of America

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A New Blue Ribbon Pair, II
I was impressed by the 15-17 1NT opening on a good 13 count - yes, I know that the six-card suit is a plus. I have read many times that the standard meaning of (1x)-P-(1y)-1NT is for takeout, and it was nice to see that every North who ...
A New Blue Ribbon Pair
Oren, will you also do board 14?
Women's event are seeded by Jo Morse (plus the directors).
IMSA Elite Mind Games
This has been suggested before - whatever happened to the plan to clone Jan? Then Jan could be in China right now :)
Change of Call
See my post at In both cases, my opponent was replacing a natural call with another natural call.
Would you DELIBERATELY take advantage of a penalty card?
That's not correct - in that case you can correct your call. In San Diego, in an NABC event a big-name player put down an opening bid, had it on the table, and had taken her hand off the card. She called the director and was told she could correct ...
Dear Mr. Becker...
Presumably the robot gave something away in the table action :)
Shouldn't Garozzo be in the ACBL Hall of Fame?
I believe that the first Hall of Fame is baseball's, created some time in the 1930s. Baseball also created the All-Star Game.
Thoughts on a convention?
I totally agree with Kit. In one partnership (playing 2C as strong), we had the understanding that after P-(P)-P-(1S)-P-(2C), double showed a takeout of S, at all vulnerabilities, after being unable to open in third seat. I thought this was crazy, but acquiesced for the ...
Open San Diego Discussion Thread
An even better deal is the Washington Zoo, free and within walking distance of the tournament.
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