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Lars Andersson
Lars Andersson
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Member Since
March 22, 2012
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Member Type
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about me

Pretty good!

Country
Sweden

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Championship silver medal with EvaLiss Göthe in first international championship. Outplaying Nickell with 48 imps in Lille. Reading Zias notes on me in Bermuda Bowl then winning with 72 imps over 14 boards (Martel-Stansby-Zia-Rosenberg). Partnering Hugh Ross with Sammy Kehela and Zia kibbitzing in Geneva 1990
Bridge Accomplishments
World, European and Scandinavian runnerup :( Manytime national Champion
Favorite Tournaments
European Championships
BBO Username
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Helgemo and Helness situation
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180514-do-long-prison-sentences-deter-crime
2019 Cavendish Pairs in Monaco
I think you are confusing the Cavendish with a sporting event. IAF with few boards is essentially a lottery.
Tales from the Attic: The Good Old Days, Part One.
A wild guess is that Barry Crane did not do so well when his partners bid and played in an even tempo.
Tales from the Attic: The Good Old Days, Part One.
"I doubled 2 which was dangerous with my hand, the auction worked wonderfully so now I make a horrendous 4 cuebid!"
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
Becker-Hayden did compete in the 68 trials for the 69 Bermuda Bowl. Notable absentees were Jordan-Robinson who, as it appears, gave up competitive bridge after the 1968 Olympic finals.
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
Interesting. It also gives a perspective as to why Becker-Hayden would look for hand signals from other pairs.
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
According to an article in Bridgetidningen (swedish bridge magazine) september 1967 by Tore Sandgren, Becker-Hayden were accused by several US opponents of cheating but they were acquitted by the ACBL after an inquiry.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
I am sorry, I didn't get that nuance. Arguably, the actual case is complex enough in itself so a hypothetical discussion might prove even more daunting. That never stopped anyone here before though.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
I fully agree with Michael on these issues almost every time. The consequence, what Jim describes, is that a lot of pros who are good client-handlers would suffer in their income. That is fine with me and for bridge in general. In the specific case of this deal I disagree ...
Greco Wins 2018 Player of the Year
Congrats! Very deserving
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