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Michael Fleisher
Michael Fleisher
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Member Since
Dec. 26, 2011
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Aug. 1
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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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Outraged by the USBF
Oren, "The potential sponsor hypothetical strikes me as quite weak." I don't think so. A logical path for a future sponsor would be to come and see her / his potential future team play in a tough competition. That would include observing how the players interact with others during the ...
Outraged by the USBF
Spectators matter very much. Especially from a player's point of view. Clearly, the action of the players in the team that withdrew disappointed those who were intrigued by the possibility of a comeback. They were surely looking forward to the next segments. Among these, there could have been a ...
Comments please, on this 2D opening
Accusing a completely legitimate observation by Ray as inappropriate is, ironically, inappropriate.
Coffee housing
What is missing in ACBL / clubs is a good way to keep track of such behavior / cheating over time. Does anyone know if the east player did this before? My guess is, no. Or, at best, a vague recollection of past events that are remembered with no hard evidence. East ...
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.
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