Being greeted by Michael's big smile has been one of the highlights of coming to every National. Even though regrettably we never sat across the table from each other I never could think of him as an "opponent". Michael, you are so much missed.
I have good news for you, Adam. The two playing sites are the Palazzo dei Congressi and the Teatro Verdi. I am being informed by an EBL-official that both sites will have air-conditioning in the playing areas.
That is mostly correct, Ed. That record was later broken by Jakob Kristinsson from Iceland. You can read more about it here https://acblstory.wordpress.com/2012/06/04/acbl-bridge-beat-65-race-to-life-master/.
I still remember very fondly my first ever ACBL masterpoints at the regional in Lake Geneva with Linda Trent on ...
Thank you, David. I do not know what became of "Heady" either, but I can add a little bit to the story. Ron Andersen, Mike Lawrence and I were taking a bridge group to Prague and to tour what was then Czechoslovakia. Ron was a great entertainer and story teller ...
Thank you, Michael, that was a very nice compliment. I'll pass it on to Roy, he is a great teacher. Generally I really just love other languages. Currently I have become intrigued with another (for me) new one. I'll give you a little hint.:) مع السلامة
Gonzalo, it seems I managed to not include anything controversial in this article, so there isn't that much to discuss. :) I would like to thank everyone that did comment for all your encouraging words.