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Jeff Ford
Jeff Ford
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Member Since
Jan. 8, 2011
Last Seen
May 26
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I recently completed six years on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Bridge Unit. I am on the ACBL Board of Governors and the Competitions and Conventions Committee. I also help manage and direct a once-a-week bridge club on Mercer Island. And occasionally I find time to play bridge too. Smile

United States of America

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Gold Life Master
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Implications of the missing board 16
The premier US team events, the Spingold and the Vanderbilt, recently changed from 64 board matches to 60 board matches.
Kevin Cline's bidding problem: A732 --- Q954 AKQT4
I know the hand and don't like the pass of 2 at these colors over the first double. That said, we had the same auction.
David Hankins's bidding problem: T9xx KQJxxx x xx
You're not a passed hand.
ACBL (poor) response on conflicting alert rules
Why is this a poor response? You got the answer - if the rebid doesn't promise a major, you alert it.
Feedback for Convention Chart, Part 2
Still in progress, but planning to have a completed draft of all charts for the full C+C committee in Toronto.
Eric Sieg's bidding problem: AT A4 AT8 QT9542
If we belong in 3NT with this hand it is almost certainly from partner's side. And I have great holdings for a potential 6 that we won't sniff at if I open 1NT.
Eric Sieg's bidding problem: Q7 K7 AQ2 AJT982
I wouldn't complain about an original 1NT (although I think it's heavy), 1C - 1D - 1NT, or 1C - 1D - 2C. Given no opponents are bidding I expect I'm about to be dropped in a 5-2 major fit which seems fine with this hand. And if partner tries to ...
Part I - GNT Subsidies for Winning Teams
District 19 is $2K per team.
Draft ACBL Novice Chart - Request for Comments
Assuming Danny was referring to himself in his comment, at least two of us read every comment.
Draft ACBL Novice Chart - Request for Comments
Good point. All responses to strong opening bids should be under responses.

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