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Paul Cronin
Paul Cronin
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July 30, 2010
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June 26
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about me

Board member of Unit 166,  Recorder for both Unit 166 and District 2,  District 2 Appellate Chair, and Creator of the "Online Partnership Desk" used by the ACBL for the Reno, New Orleans, Orlando, Louisville, Seattle, Toronto, Memphis,  Philadelphia, San Francisco,  St. Louis,  Atlanta, Phoenix,  Dallas,  Las Vegas, and Providence  NABCs.

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Canada

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Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Centre Of Niagara
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Protection ?
Interesting diversity of opinions as to whether North is entitled to a 5S call given that he never had a 3S opener in the first place, and 4S by South is non-forcing. In the 14 table field, 7 pairs played in 5H and 6 of them went down one. Only ...
Seating Seeding in clubs
How would you handle the situation where the 4 top players in a club never sit in the same direction? If one of the pairs is NS, the other is always EW, so that each always has a chance to come first in their direction.
Gidwani is ACBL's Next CEO
There is a write-up about Mr. Gidwani in "Business Insider" at http://www.businessinsider.com/author/bahar-gidwani which concludes with the statement "He is a champion bridge player and......".
Gidwani is ACBL's Next CEO
My guess would be less than 200 master points. ACBL Live shows no activity.
A New Ethics?
None of the above should be about what "you" would have done. Players are there to play, not to make rulings, interpret regulations, or impose their standards of honour, sportsmanship, or ethics on others. Whenever an irregularity occurs, call the director. Situations like the above can affect the entire field ...
Modern Losing Trick Count
Hi Stefan - I think your 1.5 comes from the "New Losing Trick Count", not the "Modern Losing Trick Count".
Modern Losing Trick Count
There are none so blind as those who will not see!
Modern Losing Trick Count
Thanks Nathan - excellent example!
Kansas City Board of Governors Meeting
Don - is my link above not the current litigation report?
Kansas City Board of Governors Meeting
Can be seen at http://web2.acbl.org/documentLibrary/about/LitigationReport_2016.pdf
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