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Hanan Sher
Hanan Sher
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 23, 2011
Last Seen
July 20
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Israel

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
writing bridge column for the jerusalem post and later the jerusalem report
Bridge Accomplishments
have had articles published in popular bridge, other bridge mags
Regular Bridge Partners
varied
Member of Bridge Club(s)
jerusalem bridge club, israel bridge federation
Favorite Tournaments
israeli tournament
Favorite Conventions
2/1, bergen etc
BBO Username
hsher
ACBL Ranking
None
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World Bridge Day
Aunt Kathleen may be deserving, but perhaps there are other dates that might work equally well. Maybe Harold Vanderbilt's birthday? Eli Culbertson's? Johnny Crawford? The anniversary of Terence Reese's first partnership? Bob Hamman or Zia's? All equally auspicious dates, with all due credit to John McAllister.
Who Will Direct the Directors?
As many have said before, assessing a PP involves proving intent. Seems to me that's too high a standard, misinformation about system, especially by the player looking at the hand in question, is deliberate disinformation per se. And should be punished accordingly. It's just not enough to say ...
2018 European Championships Results
Lior, FYI one of the Israeli players had a personal commitment that made him miss several days of the tourney. It was known in advance.
2018 European Championships Results
I don't, Lior. But I did notice that Alon Birman and Dror Padon did not play at all for several days in the middle of the tournament.
2018 European Championships Results
The Open finish was dramatic. Israel, which had led for several days, was first until last two boards and then was passed by Norway, which won by about 2 VP. All credit to the Norwegians, especially to Boye Brogeland and Espen Lundkvist (not sure of spelling). Boye demonstrated what a ...
Asking a question in the passout seat
Asking in pass out seat inevitably opens the door to UI. There's a guy in one of the places where I play who occasionally asks for explanations, then passes. Almost always, there's something in the auction -- even if he asked general questions -- that seems to contain a clue ...
A Hazy Shade of Winter
Particle physics might be the wrong comparison, Max. Let's try tennis, where you got a Q into the main draw at Wimbledon or the U.S. Open, drew a top player (OK, not Federer or Nadal, but say Kei Nishikori or Andy Murray, and took him to late in ...
Levin and Weinstein Win Platinum Pairs
Mazal tov and congrats, albeit belated...
The Best Bridge Writer
Begging your pardon, I don't quite recall any of Reese's comments on defensive carding saying something like "Boris has finger-signalled that he has four hearts, so I know that a shift to that suit (or away from that suit, if you prefer) is warranted." As for the Fantunes ...
For the Record
Steve, I imagine the concerned parties are aware of BW.
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