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Kevin Cline
Kevin Cline
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 20, 2011
Last Seen
22 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Hamman saying "Squashed like a bug" after I squeezed him for an overtrick
Bridge Accomplishments
Won Flt A Swiss Dallas Regional 2010 with Michael Heymann, John Zilic, and Jeff Juster
Favorite Conventions
Two-way checkback stayman
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Bakersfield club game
@Bruce -- How many of those pairs in 4S opened 1S? If W does not bid 2H over 1NT how can your side reach 4S? If you were correctly informed that 2H is natural, and partner bid a non-forcing 3C, how will you reach 4S?
Bakersfield club game
@AlanFrank -- that's what I meant.
Bakersfield club game
What is your agreement about 3? Most pairs play that is forcing.
Bakersfield club game
1. Why did N bid 3C with a penalty double of one of West's suits? What would a double have shown? 2. Why did South pass 3C? That is game-forcing in most partnerships. It seems that most of the damage to North-South was self-inflicted. 3. West has UI. The ...
SF (12/6-8) NA-Swiss or BAM
Jason if you are free on Sunday we could play the Fast Pairs.
An Open Letter to ACBL Unit and District Officers
@Peter -- IMO the "new players" stopped coming because the ACBL made it clear they weren't welcome. Sometime around 1990 I took time off work to travel from Dallas to a regional in Hot Springs Arkansas. They had scheduled a Senior Pairs (55+) opposite an Open pairs. Guess which event ...
An Open Letter to ACBL Unit and District Officers
The problem is not and never was entitled young people. It's always been entitled old people. The proliferation of 55+ senior events in the 1990's that excluded only the 30% of the members was the beginning of the end.
An Open Letter to ACBL Unit and District Officers
The standard isn't all that high. Plenty of players with 500MPs are competitive in the GNTs up to flight A. All it takes is enough interest in the game to do some homework. Some new players learn a pretty complete bidding system in a weekend, while some players with ...
An Open Letter to ACBL Unit and District Officers
@DannySprung Right. I misread "larger luck factor THAN BAM" as "in".
Partner wanted for Events in SF Nationals
Could play 12/8, fast pairs or we could find a team. I can play whatever, 2/1 or "Simplified Modern Precision" (Meckwell lite)

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