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Paul Hardy
Paul Hardy
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Member Since
Sept. 19, 2011
Last Seen
Dec. 3
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Canadian Champion (Water Polo not Bridge) x-Triathlete (knees have long given out) Competitive to a fault

Country
Canada

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
My son and step-son playing on Canadian Junior team in China while I watched them play live on BBO....
Bridge Accomplishments
Follow suit 95% of the time
Regular Bridge Partners
Wife
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs
Favorite Conventions
The ones that work
BBO Username
paul_hardy
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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Too controversial for the NABC Daily Bulletin
Dunno, maybe it was the recommendation to try a non sanctioned club ? I wish our clubs had all that tech.
Tom Edwards's bidding problem: A72 JT65 A84 876
That’s the beauty of bridge, ask enough people and you will find someone that agrees with you
Kevin O'Dea's bidding problem: K963 AKJ987 Q9 3
Abstained... would never bid 4d, could be cold for 7 spades and be playing in hearts. there are many versions of stayman, extended stayman etc. AQXx Qx Axx Axxx is only 16 and a grand is on
Oren Kriegel's bidding problem: Qx K9xx J97xx xx
I assumed 1diamond opener promised at least 4 in the suit
What's the vulnerability? Who's the dealer?
15$?.... hardly, maybe playing in a sectional at our home town..where things actually tend to go smoothly, yeah those are great. I'm talking about when you go to an NABC... and it's....... well you know the costs involved in traveling and playing bridge at an NABC, what ...
What's the vulnerability? Who's the dealer?
The amount of money you pay to go to these things, increasing amount of entry fees, time and effort that you put into playing, you would think that the organizers of the tournament and the governing body would want to ensure a happy and comfortable experience for everyone.... without any ...
Cell Phone Penalty
It doesn't really matter what the penalty is, it must however, be equally and fairly applied. To many times a lot of effort/discussion/planning is lost in translation....
for those who play (or know) Criss-Cross
I play them as more, lively, or shapely limit raises......more for the 4 level, maybe 5 level, not usually NT.
Open Toronto Discussion Thread
The playing area, at least were I played yesterday is great. Found out uber charges extra depending on time and weather. When I checked in the morning it was 15 from liberty village at noon when it was raining cost to go 19.10. Took the street car home for ...
The Worst Convention Ever
I always thought the RDBL after an opening bid to show 10 or more points and imply non fit was the worst convention ever(don't even know if it has a name). But it sucks, especially over 1c dbl rdbl..... absolutely useless
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