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John Adams
John Adams
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Basic Information

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

Board member and Past President unit 448 (Spokane/Eastern Washington).   Bridge Teacher.  Club director.   Opinionated. 

Country
United States of America

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, Dave Westfall
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
Platinum 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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Bad Disclosure (Pass the cheese, I already have the whine)
clubs were never mentioned. P P 1(could be short) 1 2(alerted as Forcing) 3 3 4 all pass Two pairs made 5 off 3 fast cashers when a player was unwilling to shift from KJxx of diamonds when in with the ...
Bad Disclosure (Pass the cheese, I already have the whine)
I played today. RHO opened 1 and belatedly alerted that it "could be short" After I had rolled up 4 bid by no one else in the room I find RHO held KQJTx void xx KQxxxx Well, at least they told me it could be short.
Playing 2NT as Spiral, what does a direct 3NT mean?
True Michael. I had a grand life master confused on 1 1 2 2N 4.
Playing 2NT as Spiral, what does a direct 3NT mean?
So partner is barred from strongly suggesting he wants to play 3N even opposite 4 trumps just because you have not talked about it?
Which bid is the artificial 3rd suit game force here?
One reason I like Reverse Flannery, is that 2 here can be unconditionally game forcing without giving anything up.
Master as a racist term
It definitely supports the cancel culture movement. Or pokes at it. It does loosely involve bridge.
Master as a racist term
I have played in ABA events. I'd be happy to disband the ACBL and let the ABA culture of enjoying the game dominate.
Master as a racist term
Rhetorical question: Would we have bought the notion that schools should not be integrated because people were choosing which schools to attend and people were already free to attend the school of their choice? I don't believe administrators from the leagues have tried enough compromise. If we were to ...
Master as a racist term
The main racism in bridge in the U.S. is the separation of the ABA from the ACBL. If we are to fix something, let's not play childish games with words, let's go after the defacto separation that still exists. Yes, some of us have played in both ...
The Kibs Are Not Alright
Gary, Deadwood South Dakota had a nice model for dealing with card cheats. They did not have repeat offenders. Perhaps this is what without mercy means.
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