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Meike Wortel
Meike Wortel
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 29, 2010
Last Seen
15 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Netherlands

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Marion Michielsen, Jacco Hop
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Witte huis (White house), HOK, US Uil, TopBridge (Oslo)
Favorite Conventions
(a kind of) puppet stayman after 1N
BBO Username
meikever
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Scary Dummy
"Leading the ace of clubs will cost an overtrick if declarer is 1-1 in the minors, and will get an extra undertrick if declarer has 2 clubs and 1 diamond (not the ♦8)." It also cost an undertrick on the actual layout, because you could have given partner two club ...
FLEISHER is USA2
Congrats to the whole team and good luck in Lyon!
True North American Championships Coming
Well in that case I'm going to suggests the Dutch bridge federation to change the rules and no longer let any Americans be welcome at the Dutch championships either!
Improving the Seeding Process
I really like the suggestion of Gavin, that makes that there is more to play for for the lower ranked teams. Now if you beat a good team and then loose, it's that was nice start at the bottom again next them. Then it will be: ah we have ...
Is the Math Correct? Negative Adjustments in the Seeding Points for Vandy
What I think is a problem with the seeding points is that they are awarded depending on which round you win, instead of which team you beat. Now if a weaker team beats a strong team it usually doesn't gain them a lot of seeding points because it's ...
Feedback for Convention Chart
Thanks for the explanation. I think it is very good that this new chart states what is not allowed in stead of what is allowed.
Feedback for Convention Chart
This looks like a big improvement, although I would rather see much less restrictions. I was wondering about point 16 "Psychic controls". What does this mean, you are not aloud to psych a control bid? Isn't that strange?
Adventures at the club
North might, but south might not pass...
TRUTH IN ADVERTISING (WHY THE ACBL HALL OF FAME SHOULD BE RENAMED THE US BRIDGE HALL OF FAME)
Winning WBF titles (or near wins) might be easier playing for one country than for the other.... (not to say you can't use it as a criterium, but it might affect who you elect)
Scoring errors
I think the automatically entering of board numbers by bridgemates should have never been invented. It is very annoying and I think the cause of most wrongly entered board numbers.
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