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John McAllister
John McAllister
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 4, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

My podcast, The Setting Trick, interviews with top bridge players, is now available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/thesettingtrick-conversations-world-class-bridge-players/id1345780835

Check out the website for the documentary feature Double Dummy at www.doubledummymovie.com and submit a screening request here:http://doubledummymovie.com/2017/screenings/

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Finding a world class defense with partner's help!
Bridge Accomplishments
Getting closer
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Jefferson Bridge Association, Regency Whist Club
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs, World Championships
Favorite Conventions
Taking tricks!
BBO Username
jgm7x
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
Geg and John McAllister
2/1 GF, 3/1 natural invitational (except 1M-3!d)
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Annie Izard - John McAllister
2 over 1
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Leah Boyer - John McAllister
2 over 1
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John McAllister & George Mittelman
2/1 GF
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John & Paul Mott
Two over One
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John & Kalin
2/1
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John and Kevin
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John and Migry
2 over 1
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John and Anam
2 over 1
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John McAllister and Kent Massie
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Sam Lev and John McAllister
Two over One
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John and Kevin
2 over 1
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John McAllister and Peter Fredin
Two over One
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Peter Fredin
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John and Janice
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John & Pamela
2 over 1
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John & Xiyuan
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John McAllister & Roger Lee
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Hool - A Prelude to Bridge
I 100% agree with Michael about teaching Hool to beginners. It allows new players to appreciate the concepts for bidding without having to get into the minutiae of what one bid means versus another in context, rather, they get to appreciate what information is important to communicate to partner in ...
On the road to bridge: Whist
I will put in a plug for Hool. You are actually playing bridge, just the bidding is different. There are two rounds. Everyone gets to share with the table either: 1. There length in one suit 2. Their pattern (non-specific) 3. Their HCP The inventor was in Orlando demonstrating the ...
Ramblings on the future of our game
Hi Jeff, Where can I find the list of the clubs that have a novice game? I would like to solicit them about doing screenings of Double Dummy.
Image, the business of bridge, the ACBL, and pride.
Hi Morris, Double Dummy is available for screenings through Tugg.com: https://www.tugg.com/event_requests/new?title=double-dummy
How One Boy Came to Love Bridge
Hi Chris, We've already submitted to 15 + film festivals and the film only got accepted in the Va Film Festival, my home town festival. We got a crowd of nearly 200 people for the screening, but it's too niche for festival programmers in my experience. Even when we ...
The Setting Trick: Zach Grossack
You’re right about Sabine and Roy’s playing record. I did not think of them at the time as I don’t believe they are husband and wife. The truth is, being intimidated by anyone at the table, regardless of their track record, does not put me in the ...
The Setting Trick: Zach Grossack
Thanks Kevin, I thought so to with regard to getting out of the way and allowing the guest to complete their thoughts. I appreciate your saying so. There’s an audio program that I’ve used on previous episodes which might help. At least I think I’ve used it ...
The Setting Trick: Zach Grossack
Try this Dave: https://player.fm/series/the-setting-trick-conversations-with-world-class-bridge-players/zach-grossack-bridge-star
Scott Stearns's bidding problem: AJ54 K8642 A K53
I love the commentary about partners leading style and your holding.
We play with tablets on Sunday
Good on ya, thanks for sharing.
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