"Because they ALWAYS won against USA so that they “had to be probably not honest”as well?"
1976 Monaco, 1979 Rio, 1983 Stockholm just to name a few that Italy lost to US (Italy with a team of Belladonna/Garozzo/Forquet)
"we are the GREATEST COUNTRY in the world and ...
I received one such book through a donation to the Atlanta program, called Power Precision by Alan Sontag. Pretty inspiring, and I would like to thank the unknown person who donated this book. Any unwanted bridge texts will be appreciated by the junior bridge community.
Kinda off topic, but I think there is a really nice 10 VP scale. The winner gets 10 VP, no matter how big the win, and the loser will get anywhere between 0-9 VP depending on the loss. (I forgot what the ties were, I think 5-5, but not sure ...
Dutch Doubleton is a basically the same as Dutch Acol with 1♣ could be a doubleton.
Dutch Doubleton is more simliar to SAYC than regular Acol. Here's a link http://www.bridgeguys.com/Conventions/biedermeijersayccomparison.html