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Hendrik Sharples
Hendrik Sharples
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 28, 2010
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Member National Ethical Oversight Committee, 


Member National Appeals Committee, (before they did away with it)


D20 Disciplinary chair, former D20 Recorder, playing duplicate since 1978 or so.


Personal property appraiser (real life: as in antiques road show meets hoarders)


I tell people what their stuff is worth, sell some of that stuff on behalf of my clients


I golf once a week.  Before bridgewinners I used to do other things, but not so

much any more......

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
meeting my wife (of course!)
Bridge Accomplishments
hundreds of regional wins, no (sigh) national wins
Regular Bridge Partners
Gerry Marshall
Favorite Tournaments
Penticton, Seaside, almost any National
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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Guess the swing!
W played 2 X making 4 for 580, losing 1. N x Stayman, S took it as penalty
Directors Ruling
4 X -500 seems about right to me
What do you think?
Sorry switched the east and west hands
How to get to slam on these cards ?
1-1-2-2NT-3-3-3-4-4NT-5-6 seems pretty straightforward
I AM SO Embarrassed!
There is just one absolute truth in bridge, IMHO. Bridge will make fools of us all.
I AM SO Embarrassed!
Two good hands facing each other, with me holding AQ of the opponent's bid and raised suit, I greedily bid 7NT rather than 7 of a minor, "knowing" that these opponents would lead their suit. Sure enough, out came a spade. I quickly counted 11 outside tricks, but rather ...
Kickback and 1430
Many years ago (granted kickback and 1430 were newer ideas then), my partner wanted to win a pile of points as there was the possibility he wouldn't be playing for 3 years due to work. I think I played 12 regional and a national with him that year. We ...
Who is unethical?
South isn't being unethical, but he is being a jerk, and deserves a speeding ticket if not a committee. I wouldn't assume E was being unethical, though I truly dislike the hesitation in this position. East should be made aware that hesitating in these positions will at the ...
Competitive bidding question
4 = diamond suit radical idea, I know
How would you rule?
Jack, please fill out a player memo. If I saw this when I was recorder it would have resulted in an immediate committee assuming the players were of a level to know better. This sort of "activity" needs to be preserved and on the record. You can do it online ...

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