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John Adams
John Adams
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Member Since
Oct. 24, 2011
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

President unit 448 (Spokane/Eastern Washington).   Bridge Teacher.  Substitute director. Available for lessons on BBO or live bridge.   If you are ever in Spokane, look me up for a game!

Country
United States of America
Website
http://bridgewebs.com/spokane

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing rubber bridge in college
Bridge Accomplishments
Dozens Regional victories, Top 5's in Nationals, Lovenberg winner. Was once in top 10 all time Platinum point holders.
Regular Bridge Partners
Gard Hays, Catherine Creer, Lea Rogers, Charlie Bennett
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Spokane Bridge Club
Favorite Tournaments
WBL sectionals/Regionals
Favorite Conventions
2/1 with Kickback, xyz
BBO Username
KJADAMS
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Lasota-Shaw 2/1
2 over 1 with transfers over 1C opener
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Robinson-Adams 2/1
2 over 1 with transfers over our natural 1C opener
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Stan-John 2/1
2 over 1
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Cole-Adams 2/1
2 over 1
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Shi-Adams 2/1
2 over 1
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Gill-Adams 2/1
2 over 1
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Pete C and John
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Cue bid after double - Game forcing or not
So does the NT bidder have to jump with a maximum in your style?
Mentor game - Ideas. Call for ideas.
maybe that is local term. Sorry if confusing. Paying attention. Not getting flustered over bad results. Focus. Patience enough to actually see what RHO plays before you pull a card. Staying nice to your partner despite bad results. Holding your cards back. Not revoking. All part of playing tough. It ...
Cue bid after double - Game forcing or not
You can insert periods "........" to enforce spacing. BW parses out extra spaces for some annoying reason.
Mentor game - Ideas. Call for ideas.
I have really been trying to emphasize that learning and playing tough is what we want to focus on, not winning. It pretty much falls on deaf ears. But I totally agree we need to keep trying.
Another question about alerting when there's no agreement
Changed my vote to abstain. Sorry for wasting time thinking we were talking about ACBL event.
Another question about alerting when there's no agreement
sorry, The whole discussion was started by Wesley May in the link attached. Wesley is in Menlo Park, CA. Missed that this portion of the discussion swapped jurisdictions (I did not see it listed).
Mentor game - Ideas. Call for ideas.
I am wondering the same.
Another question about alerting when there's no agreement
Natural would be alertable. 2 suiter not. It seems they were on the same wavelength that this was a 2 suiter. I really see no reason to confuse the issue with some crazy alert that will then create UI problems for partner - "well partner might have intended this as natural ...
Another question about alerting when there's no agreement
There has to be an infraction before any of this wild and gambling stuff gets interesting.
Gutless, conservative, or reasonable?
You might try a poll Ron. I suspect your position on the overcall is a heavy minority. It seems totally normal to me.
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