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Sam Marks
Sam Marks
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Member Since
July 29, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Teacher
United States of America

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Bridge Club of Atlanta (owner)
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Platinum Life Master
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Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
Board 27 from Tuesday's common game. JT AKQT965 J8 AJ
Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
Both resulted in a bottom board.
Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
The non alert of 2 gave responder UI. If partner thinks 2 is natural then 3 is forcing, looking for the best game. Therefore the UI makes bidding more attractive. Is pass a logical alternative? At the time, I did not think so, since I thought a ...
Sam Marks's bidding problem: KQ3 J432 QT9 Q86
Thank you for your votes and comments. This was actually a UI problem. 2 was not alerted and responder raised 3 to 4. My first inclination was 3 was a strange bid and all strange bids are forcing. The opponents felt 3 was invitational and ...
For Club Managers
I only run one stac a year for my players. The open players don't care and they get fewer points than they do for a charity game. The Open STaC game does not credit for the lower level games.
Jeff, This sounds like a great idea. A couple of questions. Is there any teaching materials on Canasta? How many lessons, etc? Do you need to buy any materials? I used to play hand and foot. A multi-deck shuffler was used, I think.
Yes using boosted posts in Facebook.
I tried advertising a beginner class recently and had no success. Will try again in september
World-wide Pairs popularity
Not only are there no extra awards, unless you are one of the very few high scorers, the awards for a large club are actually smaller. Typically my open game gets credit for the 20 to 25 tables of limited games. The acbl now has these special games that do ...
Sam Marks's bidding problem: A7 KT82 KQ74 A84
This was a director call from a flight A pair(NS) versus a flight B pair(EW). There was a long hesitation after the 1 and 3 bids. West now bid 4, North 4 and East 5 which made. Although at some level, the hesitation ...

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