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Kit Woolsey
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July 29, 2010
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Kit Woolsey is a world-class bridge and backgammon player, analyst, and writer. His most recent major victory was winning the Cavendish Invitational Pairs in 2011. He was elected to the ACBL Hall of Fame in 2005 and lives in Kensington, CA.

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Is this a Psyche
What difference does it make?
CHINA RED wins the Wagar Women's KO on appeal
I talked to Sanborn. She told me that, in fact, she said nothing.
How do you escape after a business XX ?
Pass in not for penalty. It is simply a hand where responder judges that it is better for the doubler to bid a suit first than for responder to bid a suit first. There is no particular definition of what responder has or does not have.
CHINA RED wins the Wagar Women's KO on appeal
Gary, It would be nice if that were the standard for committees. But in real life that simply is not the case. I have yet to hear a committee member (myself included) say: It seems close, so I'll go with the director's ruling. For what its worth, I ...
CHINA RED wins the Wagar Women's KO on appeal
What you describe is exactly what is done in major league baseball. If an umpire's call is contested, a video of the play is sent to a "committee". However, the committee does not overturn the umpire's decision unless it is very clear that the umpire made an error ...
Play Problem from Spingold Round of 16
Looking at the vu-graph archives, the East hand was: K6 AK7643 J93 72
CHINA RED wins the Wagar Women's KO on appeal
David, Okay, so we agree that it is correct to disclose. But if I do so, I better make a good guess as to whether my disclosure meets the standards of David Burn and whoever else may show up on a committee, or I risk being ruled against and losing ...
CHINA RED wins the Wagar Women's KO on appeal
In Michael Huston's dissenting opinion, he wrote in part: In this case, North wrote a note explaining a partnership tendency that was not an explicit agreement and did not say or imply that it was an explicit agreement. This was proactive, full disclosure. Further, her written statement was not ...
CHINA RED wins the Wagar Women's KO on appeal
Right on, Michael. I have no problems with the appeal. It is the committee ruling which I don't like.
Favored by Brigidda?
Of course you made the point. I was just trying to illustrate that the IMP odds in favor of bidding a vulnerable game as opposed to stopping in a partial might be greater than the normal 10 to 6 odds, since for the 10 to 6 odds to apply the ...

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