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Joseph Silver
Joseph Silver
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 19, 2014
Last Seen
June 16
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

                                                                                        fell in love with bridge when i was 17 and have been  faithful to that love for over 55 years but despite all those years of playing i realized when it comes to playing the game i am rubbish (novice level) however when it comes to being a partner I am the best in Canada (modesty has never been my problem)

Country
Canada

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Canadian national team championship 1994
Bridge Accomplishments
having the honour of representing Canada 14 times at the world bridge championship since 1994
Regular Bridge Partners
John Carruthers
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Mirage bridge club Montreal
Favorite Tournaments
the Canadian national team championships (gateway for us Canadians to world championships)
Favorite Conventions
k.i.s.s. the secret to success in bridge is to cut down on errors and unless a new partnership is willing to put in the work(EASILY 20 TO 30 HOURS A WEEK) conventions and complications breed errors so keep it simple stupid
BBO Username
maitre Argent
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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What is going on?
i agree 100% with Phillip
JENKINS is Women's USA2
nicely done ladies especially my two friends Sherri and Connie
Light Opening Bids
the 1st hand has 2 aces so it is much better than the 2nd has for opening it certainly is an opening bid (7 loser) but can be handled much easier by passing and coming in later with a TOX thus getting all suits in auction. The 2nd hand is ...
John Solodar, RIP
The Hopper,and I knew each other for over 55 years always a gentleman win or lose .However I have one major criticism of him, when we played against each other over the years, he just played too damned well.I will miss you my friend.
Kansas City Board of Governors Meeting
the board of directors are only interested in feathering their own nest they have no concern for the membership at large. They charge us more and more so they can vacation in Hawaii at membership expense there is no excuse for their conduct when the league is having financial problems ...
Does position change whether to open 1Maj or 1NT?
you should always open 1 spade or 1 NT (in my case it is very feelings dependent) but I feel you should always open with this hand on this I am uncompromising.
Is there a dominant style?
I abstained because I might overcall and then again I might pass depending on how I was feeling
David Silver
I have known David for more than 40 years I will miss him , I will also miss the credit many people gave me for having written his very clever and funny books.
Double Jeopardy
Cameron you are WRONG double jeopardy is alive , and well in Canada
Balicki-Zmudzinski May Play Freely in EBL!
The EBL after much study, and a full disclosure of the facts(which most of us were not privy to ) has spoken. So I say to those who were rooting for a guilty finding GET OVER IT AND MOVE ON.
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