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Michael Fleisher
Michael Fleisher
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Member Since
Dec. 26, 2011
Last Seen
April 8
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Love to play and read about bridge. That is about it.

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ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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ACBL strikes again!
How true, if only the technology needed was guaranteed to be bug free..
The New McCarthyism
Perhaps, since they don't see this forum as the right venue for a debate? Perhaps, an answer will lead to more (or should I say many more?) questions and tiresome debates about "right" "wrong" and "in between"..
The New McCarthyism
I think the whole issue could be a non-issue if the general level of trust in the WBF and other bridge organizations was higher. No public debate or article should be published in a "normal" world where the relevant organization is trusted to perform its duties. A simple email to ...
If you use XYZ...
Natural and slam oriented
Defence to Strong 1!C
A nuisance defense is simply to use your defense against strong NT at the two level, with the 1NT bid itself replacing the (non-penalty) meaning of X in your defense. If, for example, you are playing DONT over strong NT use it as follows: When RHO opens 1 1NT ...
Great sportsmanship at the senior trials
Perhaps a definition of sportsmanship is in order (from Merriam Webster dictionary): "conduct (as fairness, respect for one's opponent, and graciousness in winning or losing) becoming to one participating in a sport". The examples Jeff presented definitely fit. There is no mention of rules etc.
Membership Meeting Amendment - BOD Downsizing
Speaking of calculation. How controlled is the travel spending for BOD members? Perhaps such controls should be put in place or tightened. I see no reason not to put reasonable spending limits in place.
Statement from legal counsel for Fantoni/Nunes
Exactly. So why bother? IMO, unless there is firm belief that clients are innocent, best strategy would be to negotiate a deal. However, the opportunity for a great line of defense presents itself via the existence of the "court of public opinion". The fact that F-S and F-N were tried ...
An Unsigned Letter to the ACBL
We need the complete list :)
An Unsigned Letter to the ACBL
Actually, Sue addressed all points fully. Here is the quote from her comment to prove it: " this … well … this crap"

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