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Mike Lipkin
Mike Lipkin
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Feb. 11, 2013
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about me

currently playing pro after retiring from trading....author of several bridge world articles and one book: "Invitation to Annihilation". no national championships but 100+ regional firsts or seconds.  Photo is from a trip to the fabulous Iceland (BTW: "Icemachine" runs a great club in Reykjavik). Resist the Orange Abomination.

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
mike radin; david gurvich; alex perlin
Favorite Tournaments
saratoga; montreal
BBO Username
mike00
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Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
I am not happy with the conclusion, but I wish to thank Ms. Heth for responding to the many requests for fuller information.
Is bridge dying? A second look at the health of our game.
my first expert partner was Mel Lawhorn, a retired postal worker from south side Chicago. A real gentleman. He won an ABA national championship in the 50's. My book "Invitation to Annihilation" was dedicated to him, and includes one of his hands.
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
Update 17 Dec: No reply/comment from ACBL or A&C chair about WHY Lanzarotti was readmitted. What pressing need persuaded them to reopen this grievous wound? Why this insult to honest members? Was lucre involved? Whose interests were considered? Who pushed for readmittance? PLEASE TELL US ACBL BoD!
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
MR: Let's see if I can say this politically. Let them play for Spain, Monaco, or teach the new generation. Methinks it has been tried. How do you think it has worked out?
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
Bob may have missed any of Bobby Wolff's threads.
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
As a further explication: I privately emailed Ms. Heth (district8director@acbl.org) asking for a public statement by the A&C explaining their position. I ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO DO THE SAME. To date I have not received a reply. I believe it is indefensible to hear the uproar from below ...
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
I would like Georgia Heth and the A&C committee to make a public statement fully explaining their actions to the membership.
Massimo Lanzarotti readmitted to the ACBL?
Have you noticed doors is an anagram of odors? This reeks.
Massimo Lanzarotti readmitted to the ACBL?
I am of the opinion that there is actually a looming crisis. It is clear from the action of the Italian authorities, the WBF whose President I am no fan of, and now the underhanded behavior of the ACBL - readmitting without announcement or a public expression of contrition by the ...
Fantoni, Buratti, Lanzarotti & Co. in Milan
If you "loved" this how will you feel when Lanzarotti brings his act to North America? See the J. Steinberg post of DEC 7 below.
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