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Rich Newell
Rich Newell
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 22, 2012
Last Seen
12 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
42nd in 2013 Silodor, 2014 District 14 Flight A NAOP, Challenge the Champs Jan 2010
Regular Bridge Partners
Toby White
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Des Moines, Unit 216
Favorite Tournaments
Council Bluffs Regional in August, Iowa tournaments
Favorite Conventions
Ones that actually come up
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I know that opening a strong NT with a singleton jack or lower is now illegal. What do you suppose would happen if you pointed this out to a TD? What exactly would the punishment be? Is something spelled out or do the punishments (if any exist) vary?
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Maybe because a lot of people have no idea what a par contest is.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I would only consider doing that if partner is a passed hand. People who do otherwise have a greater chance of either missing game or not being in NT when it is normal.
Looking For a Brilliancy from Montecontini
It was good, but as for brilliant, it made 5 at the other table?
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
I won a morning KO in Kansas City. Is that an NABC title?
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
On the other hand, no particular qualification is required for this event; any yahoo can enter (and no doubt many will). Still, I think the award feels right given the volume of people I expect will be playing this event, combined with fact that the bridgebase environment is host a ...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Go back and look at other 4-session NABC events. How many of them ended in ties? (granted they had carryovers with decimals). In the end, the average score is going to be 50% with a bell-shaped distribution, and the winner off to the right with the highest percentage will not ...
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
NAP Flight A: 100 Gold NAP Flight B: 60 Gold This Event: 48 points, 1/3 Gold NAP Flight C: 40 points, 1/3 Gold
The Worst Convention Ever
Just last night in a weak field the opponents were wondering why i was spending a half-minute staring at dummy trying to decide what to do. Sadly, too many people in my club don't think they just play. Half the fun in this game is figuring out what is ...
The Worst Convention Ever
Under carding on the CC it says "Standard". The fact that "Upside-Down" comes later should be a big clue that it's not defined as "Standard" I can't believe you got that ruling Peg.

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