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Nancy Alvarado
Nancy Alvarado
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Member Since
Dec. 29, 2013
Last Seen
July 31
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am returning to bridge after a long absence. I teach psychology (experimental, cognitive, statistics) and greatly enjoy both the human and technical aspects of the game. My goal is to become a competitive tournament player before age catches up with me. I play and direct games at the Riverside Bridge Club.

United States of America

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Member of Bridge Club(s)
Riverside, CA
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Non Life Master
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Rubber Bridge at the NABC in Philly
I dropped in during the morning. There was a pro playing and commenting. After watching a few hands, they asked if I wanted to rotate in. I played two hands then was told to give up my seat. The pro wasn't taking his role seriously. That wasn't fun ...
TV series "Fargo"
Dorothy Mersereau and Dave Johnson of Calgary were in the first episode. It was filmed at their sectional.
Female and mix bridge
Despite an acknowledged equality in playing ability between men and women, there are far fewer women playing at the top levels in bridge. Something is interfering with the representation of women at the top levels. If this were not happening, I could see the arguments for eliminating women's and ...
Sexism In Bridge
I think juniors are treated differently than adult and older women attempting to advance in bridge -- the group I was clearly talking about -- not the kids and 20-somethings learning in college. The women trying to advance in our clubs. You can argue that I am overgeneralizing my experience, but the ...
Sexism In Bridge
Having more women at the top levels requires encouraging female players to aspire to that goal. I read Bridge at the Cranmer Club and was struck by the mentoring the main character was receiving. Nothing like that happens to talented female beginners at the club level. It is very hard ...
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