That's what I am having a problem with. The team winning the repechage in the USBF Bermuda Bowl trials is named USA2, and not USA1, regardless of their original seed.
There has to be an award for upsetting another team (and there is in the knockout phase), but ...
We played the seed #43 with the winner directly proceeding to the knockout phase and loser playing a lower seed for the second qualification spot later that day.
This is how I remember the facts, but if there was a parallel "semifinal", it does not alter the problem at ...
2 years ago we were in a 3-way qualifying matches in Vanderbilt (for 2 qualification spots). We were seeded 64th and the other two teams were 43 and 73.
We beat the team seeded #43 in our first match and I was really surprised that we still had to ...
I joined ACBL in early 2000s at the age of 26. One would think that every new under 40 member would be a good target for ACBL polling because there aren't that many? Ha (x3).
Not a single time since then ACBL asked my opinion on anything.
I simply ...
A very quick question. Out of 23 Canadian Hall of Fame members, how many represent a province not named Ontario or Quebec? (For those who don't want to spend time counting, the answer is "zero")
Why do you think that is?