It all begins in the home. Let's try to teach the very basics to kids/teens via on line tutorials with help from an adult. The ACBL should sponsor periodic Parent/Child or Grandparent/Child games at clubs using something even more basic then the SAYC. Maybe this is ...
Did this happen to Mike because he is Mike Passell and the committee was so blinded that logic failed? Now it appears that the uproar will cause a review and change. (I sure hope so!)
My question is - what would have happened if instead of Mike it was a Bracket ...
Yes, there is much speculation and people may be rushing to judgement.
A simple suggestion -- shut this thread down and give Mike Passell 48 hours to tell his side of the story. Then open a new thread. No response by Passell, then all is fair game.
This is all very interesting but I would like to see detailed comments from Michael R., Steve W .,Jason F., inter alios. They have commented in the past about ethics. Do any other the major sponsors have anything to add as their comments would be welcome too.
Vince Lombardi said it correctly, Winning isn't everything; it is the only thing. But I would add along with good sportsmanship.
I am pleased to see that the USBF uses among its measures positioning points.
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World title ...... 15 (some would argue world play should not ...