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James Vogl
James Vogl
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Member Since
June 18, 2012
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me
Former backgammon/poker professional. Currently a hedge fund manager addicted to bridge since 2006 but am pretty hopeless.
Country
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Having first monthly positive statement after 6 years at the rubber bridge club.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
TGR
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None
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Do you spend too much time playing bridge?
That is up to them. Just responding to your statement "why should people who play bridge have the right minds to save the world anymore than someone else". Not sure if you listened to the interview, Demis fully supports game playing as a way to challenge and expand the mind ...
Do you spend too much time playing bridge?
I don't think we need to take the solving cancer example too literally, I just mentioned it as that was an example Demis gave. DeepMind is also trying to use AI to compose music and solve go and a bunch of other things!
Do you spend too much time playing bridge?
Because David, people who play bridge and definitely those at the top of the game like yourself have a much higher than average IQ and analytical problem solving abilities.
Do you spend too much time playing bridge?
Forgot to add the link to the interview. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08qy1sl
Bridge Winners You Hold App Released
Great app. I know I mentioned before but I think you should have a stat which shows your average % on first go of solving these problems. Agree consensus is not always right but over time you would get a feel for how accurate your judgement is and would make one ...
Bridge Training Suggestions
I asked a similar question on counting on here a year ago and got 60 responses. Hope it helps. http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/counting-3/ Also I took some lessons on BBO with a pro called Peter Crouch whom Zia recommended to me. He had hundreds of declarer and defence ...
Bilde and Lall Win Platinum Pairs
Congrats guys. How come so many pro-pro partnerships in this competition compared to most result sheets I see posted with so many sponsors??
Over my shoulder
Thanks for sharing. I just binge watched these like a Netflix series. Such positive comments from all levels of players in the comments. Why did this format not continue or take off on BW? It's excellent. Would love to see more of it.
Watching Bridge (Online)
Aside from a fast forward/highlights function... It would be useful if you could pick a player and just see the hand from their perspective and imagine what you would do in their shoes. Double dummy, and seeing all four hands in the bidding makes one consciously or subconsciously very ...
Tales of the Saucepan
Last game on Friday? Could do if you setup
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