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Karen Allison
Karen Allison
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 21, 2010
Last Seen
18 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

BBO commentator, have won several NABC titles, World silver medalist McConnell Cup, many regionals.  First woman to represent Canada in Open Teams World Championship.   Love my cats (Stella often watches as I comment on BBO), love travel, love bridge!!) And yes, I will be your professional partner should you wish.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Michael Ledeen, Jordan Chodorow
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Jesus Arias & Karen Allison
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Phillip Alder on NPR April 28th
@David: I got a message telling me to add the playlist to something or other. I'm definitely challenged in this area.
USBF Junior Celebrity Guest Night: Jeff Meckstroth
I have the distinction of having 'discovered' George. He will tell you that I gave him his first spot in a live Vugraph.
USBF Junior Celebrity Guest Night: Jeff Meckstroth
When Valerie Westheimer was organizing this sort of event, lots of great players participated and I was happy to be asked to join in, which I often did.
Cheating at Scrabble
Ian: a recent court case (Supreme Court I believe) hinged on the Oxford comma and was quite expensive to the union that lost it.
Cheating at Scrabble
Well, Bill, we have also had chess discussions. And, of course, there is no requirement to read every single thread.
Cheating at Scrabble
Margaret: I had the Anagram set from childhood. Sadly the green-topped tiles got lost somewhere in a move. We played as a family and friends group.
RIP Julian Klukowski
Condolences to all concerned. Maybe he'll find a bridge game in the hereafter with my dear departed Polish/Canadian friend Irene Hodgson.
Why aren't you playing in the USBF Trials?
For me it's both the fact that I haven't got a partner and the costs which are prohibitive. I've played in Trials here and in Canada (the Canadian ones were much more affordable) and won my way to some world championships. However, now, even with a stipend ...
Toronto Summer NABC Housing Update & other info
There is the 222 double decker bus which can get you in air conditioned comfort from hotel to hotel. Taxis are expensive and Lyft and Uber cars sometimes hard to get.
Toronto Summer NABC Housing Update & other info
Well check out Aria for the Vegas NABC. I am unlikely to play there even though I live in Vegas because of parking fees equal to a session of bridge.

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