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Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
11 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge player for over 50 years (hard to believe I don't play better).  Did take several years off a few times for family and work. Two grown children and four wonderful granddaughters (who don't play bridge but are all super softball players).

Professional computerist (everything EXCEPT electronics and hardware engineering) for over 40 years and still counting.  Education in Physics, Applied Mathematics, and Business Administration.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Mixed BAM - Lille, France
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in National Open Swiss Teams, Senior Swiss Teams, and Mixed BAM; Many Regional A, Open, and Bracket 1 Teams and Pairs wins.
Regular Bridge Partners
and favorite bridge partner - my wife.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
Philadelphia and Lille World Series, New Orleans, San Francisco and Washington Nationals, Cambridge and Virginia Beach Regionals.
Favorite Conventions
Puppet over 1N, Exclusion Blackwood, Delayed Splinters, Michaels, Unusual NT
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Jim Fox's bidding problem: Qxx Jxxx Axxx Kx
Its just to establish absolutely how the responder bidding starts on this hand. :) Take a chill pill.
Elinescu and Wladow win their case against the WBF
During the compensation determination, the actual truth of the "ch**ting" should be examined, and afterwards one pfennig awarded.
San Diego Motions
Mike, the team entry for two qualifying sessions was not required in the two KO events in which I played. A team dropped out after the first session of the first event because they had a horrible score. The qualifying style was termed "experimental". For the first qualifying event with ...
San Diego Motions
Just played in a couple of KO bracket 1 qualification round-robins. I may have other comments later, but initially my advice to districts, units, or directors who will be running these events is as follows: Decide upfront whether or not you will allow teams to drop out after the first ...
Do you care?
Leo, how to the "bots" react to your apologies and compliments?
600k boards from Vugraph: lies, damned lies, and statistics
Everything on VuGraph is not the very top teams in the world.
New Go Program
See the initial comment on this posting. :)
New Go Program
My apologies. I believe there have been several postings referring to programming of Go. I didn't realize that this one was discussing the same version as one before that I seemed to have missed. Why do you feel such a strong need to tell everybody about repeated topics, anyway ...
New Go Program
Ray, this is another level and type of "programming Go".
New Go Program
As you "add extra rules", you are diminishing the extent to which the program "learns the game from itself". :)

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