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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
5 hours 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.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Mixed BAM - Lille, France
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in National Open Swiss Teams (twice), 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)
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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
mmbridge.
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Nickell vs. Lall - Board 111 - 7!S
Well said.
Nickell vs. Lall - Board 111 - 7!S
Why not Qxx of hearts with a singleton trump as another favorable position? Two club ruffs and the 3 pitches. If that works, might be most likely.
Nickell vs. Lall - Last Board
Hand 21 here: http://www.bridgebase.com/tools/handviewer.html?linurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bridgebase.com%2Ftools%2Fvugraph_linfetch.php%3Fid%3D57221 The hand could be made if the opening lead was won in the other hand. Whether or not that is the best (or only) play, I will leave ...
NICKELL Wins USBC
How about Deal No 21 :)
Pop History: The Savage World of Big Bridge (Life Magazine, March 18, 1957)
Oh, those dexy, benzy and methy's. The days before the meth labs. Rapee might have had trouble passing a WBF drug test nowadays.
Martin Hoffman 1929-2018
Thanks, Peter, one of the most inspirational things I've ever read. Unbelievable how Martin managed to make it through the war solely due to his wits and luck.
ACBL Chief Executive Dismissed
No joke can be good if you have to explain it.
ACBL CEO: Post-Mortem
Jeff, do you allow players who "wear" little "bad" fragrance (i.e., BO).
Poll for support double users
My answers are (b) and (d). The trouble is (a), (b), and (c) don't speak about level.
Poll for support double users
Any situation where partner can bid their suit at 2 level (if next opp passes).
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