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Robb Gordon
Robb Gordon
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 21, 2010
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am the ACBL National Recorder. I was on the NAC (appeals committee) from 1984 until its demise. I joined the ACBL Laws Commission in 2006. I was added to the ACBL Ethical Oversight in 2010. I am particularly proud (and mystified) about being appointed to the ACBL Goodwill committee. My hobbies include my dogs, singing, wine, and watching baseball and basketball. Former member District 17 Board and former 1st Alternate Director D17.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
NABC Champion, WBF Mixed Teams Bronze Medal
Favorite Tournaments
Phoenix, Denver, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Toronto, Eilat, Gold Coast
Favorite Conventions
transfers of all kinds
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ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
No - nothing special. I stayed at the NABC, and I checked out. My reservation was through the ACBL.
Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
I just got a boatload of points for my stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village.
A Recommendation for USA Bridge
For obvious reasons I will stay out of the politics of this discussion, but for those who weren't there, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis was an excellent location for a Spring NABC, in terms of both logistics and playing space. The local volunteers and hotel employees were all delightful as ...
Were NS damaged because of misinformation?
To beat 3D, N would have to lead Spade J or 10. That is highly improbable.
Ethics applied to a playing director
I don't think you did anything wrong. But your "my turn" statement suggests that other directors play in the game. If any were playing who HAD played the board, it might be good practice to let them take the ruling.
Greco Wins 2018 Player of the Year
Congratulations Eric!
Your Opinion on This Director Call and Possible Re-call?
I could not disagree more, Richard. Club games are still the lifeblood of ACBL. Good players (if they are also good bridge citizens) play in these games and cheerfully mentor the less experienced players, both in technique and deportment. For purpose of perfecting ones game at the expert level, I ...
Honolulu evening food
While I agree with this in principle, most contracts for NABC's (or other meetings of its ilk) require a certain amount of money to be spent with the host hotel on hospitality. If you dispense with late night snack that reduces options. A good way to take care of ...
Your Opinion on This Director Call and Possible Re-call?
I am a member of the ACBL Laws Commission and the National Recorder. I also grew up with parents who directed club games and I have been a certified director since I was 14. Law 9B1(a) stetes - B. After Attention Is Drawn to an Irregularity 1.(a) The Director ...
To Pros and Sponsors: Encouraging Super Bracket KO Events at Our Regionals
Anybody like the idea of "self-seeding"? If a team wants to play up, put them in the highest bracket you can. If a team wants to "play down" they can "step aside" and be moved down if they were marginal for the top bracket and be replaced by a "play ...

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