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Ryerson Schwark
Ryerson Schwark
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Member Since
April 11, 2012
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
bridge player

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Terry-Ry proposed card
2 over 1
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Strong Club Recommendations?
Thanks for the many useful suggestions, everyone!
Card dropped on the floor
Declarer sounds like a bit of a jerk. Who doesn't look away when this happens to allow a player to retrieve the lost card with nobody at the table any the wiser?
Think globally, act locally?
My biggest issue at the club is the hesitation mambo. In general, those who do this dance, however, play pretty badly anyway. I suspect a number of them wouldn't even get what they were doing wrong. I wish the clubs would do a better job of educating on these ...
Junior Entry Fees at ACBL NABC
This seems like a great investment in the future of the game. I hope it gets support.
Another idea to improve system compliance
The answer is to encourage compliance with the requirement to have convention cards. Making up some other new thing because people aren't doing that isn't helpful.
WOLFSON Wins Vanderbilt
Congratulations on a great win. And many thanks to the vugraph team. It was a pleasure to watch the many exciting matches leading to the great final.
One More Stupid ACBL Policy
I should start the "Buy Bye Bridge Club". Everybody gets a bye, provided they buy an entry. So silly.
If a hesitation can be unethical can a quick bid also?
I think making all bids with confidence is a good thing.
Throw Anything
I think it depends upon opponents, but I think in most club games someone who says this, doesn't know. This is one way to teach them the law, but it perhaps is not the best way to make friends.
Confused old man
While mental decline is often untreatable, this isn't universal. Age may take us all, but we don't have to surrender to it. I would suggest the club raise the matter with the gentleman's family as gracefully as possibly. Perhaps a visit to a suitable physician may help ...

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