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Mike Lipkin
Mike Lipkin
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Member Since
Feb. 11, 2013
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7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
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 treasonous Orange Abomination. Stand with Vindman.

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
mike radin; david gurvich; alex perlin
Favorite Tournaments
saratoga; montreal
BBO Username
mike00
ACBL Ranking
None
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Summer NABC Moved
I assume this is a bad April Fools Joke.
What is acceptable risk?
I see Gilead did the moral thing and asked to rescind its claim for rare drug status for remdesivir. Whether they would have done this w/o the public outcry, it is sufficient to know they have done the right thing.
ULAM's Second Problem Revisited
I used to play bridge on occasion with Dorothee Fuchs of Ithaca, NY. She was a wonderful person with a wonderful family and was responsible for many home-cooked meals often attended by stellar people. Her husband was Wolfgang Fuchs, a warm, famous mathematician (known for Nevanlinna theory and a 1956 ...
2020 Spring Online KO (was BBO Vanderbilt): They're off!
Dear Tom. Yes, we have a team. Can you direct me to entry form and (tentative) schedule?
2020 Spring Online KO (was BBO Vanderbilt): They're off!
I am checking with potential teammates....
2020 Spring Online KO (was BBO Vanderbilt): They're off!
How does one enter a team?
Open Letter to the ACBL on Covid-19
for those who are interested, minus the troll who hit me on another post, here is an interview from yesterday with Marc Lipsitch: https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/i-don-t-think-the-virus-can-be-stopped-anymore-a-03d404e6-762b-42fb-ac48-e4a8f03a2f2b
Can you escape, or even lessen your chances of contracting the Corona Virus by skipping the Nationals?
Lipsitch repeats his prediction in a non-technical interview with the Harvard Gazette here: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/02/key-coronavirus-question-how-are-children-affected/ where the emphasis was instead on the differences across different populations, in particular children and males.
Can you escape, or even lessen your chances of contracting the Corona Virus by skipping the Nationals?
Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch said he believes that 40 to 70 percent of people around the world will be infected with the virus.
Can you escape, or even lessen your chances of contracting the Corona Virus by skipping the Nationals?
The guess is that 21% of the entire planet eventually got H1N1. So that could be a point of comparison.
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