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Michael Bodell
Michael Bodell
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Member Since
July 29, 2010
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Bridge Player
about me

Project Manager of Silicon Valley Youth Bridge (SiVY)

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Real success in limited national events (1st NAP C, 2nd 0-1500 LM Pairs, 3/4 GNT B, 4th 0-5000 Blue Ribbons) and limited success in real national events (11th national 2-day swiss, 22nd mixed swiss, 22nd 3-day swiss, 26th fast pairs, and other low overalls)
BBO Username
MBodell
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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New BBO record
That is great news, and I agree kudos to BBO technicians. A silver lining of all this is maybe some of the folks who were reluctant or more technophobic about bridge may be forced to try it, and maybe they'll decide that it isn't too bad / they like ...
World championships individual
"Organise a preliminary tournament for a nominal cost" You could use the recently completed online NABC as a grassroots event that had more than 2000 entries and invite the top 10 from that event. ;) Just kidding, mostly, as that would be the only way I'd be likely to end ...
Anyone heard ANYTHING on how long live bridge will be crippled for?
South Korea which has tested much better suggests the no symptoms but disease is only 20%, with 80% of disease having symptoms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAk7aX5hksU is an interview with the top COVID-19 doctor from South Korea that mentions this.
Anyone heard ANYTHING on how long live bridge will be crippled for?
The model doesn't seem to model what a change in the death rate takes place if/when hospital systems are overwhelmed (either through direct impact on COVID-19 patients or indirect impact on "normal" heart attacks, strokes, accidents, etc. that can't be treated - or not as well - in the ...
Responses to Lebensohl other than 3!c
Yeah, I've had a number of partners with that agreement. To me it seems like quite a reasonable agreement (although there are several other agreements that are also reasonable).
I Got Coronavirus Playing Bridge
The US is undercounting by a lot. You hear that as people continue to not get tests even though they have symptoms if their symptoms are mild. You can also go to https://covidtracking.com/data/ and take a look at the amount of testing and at the amount of ...
Book recommendation please (or other material)
Free bridge master hands on bbo.
What Might a “virtual” NABC look like?
I think if you were to play an individual, with anonymity, you could afford to play the boards duplicated rather than total points (at least with some duplication across the field, likely not full duplication across everyone). Something like the way the robot individual is ran, except with no robots ...
I Got Coronavirus Playing Bridge
Also, we need to look at cases like https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/23/asia/hong-kong-coronavirus-quarantine-intl-hnk/index.html where Hong Kong had been successful in keeping the infections low at first, but now have seen a secondary increase from both foreign people coming back but also local transmission. So ...
Jorge Barrera Wins Spring NABC Robot Individual
Thanks, but since you were 9th and 2nd in B only fractions behind me, I think you should aim higher. :)
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