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Stephan Magnusson
Stephan Magnusson
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Aug. 20, 2012
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Bridge Player
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Switzerland

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Dima Nikolenkov
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Cercle de la Cité, Lausanne, Switzerland - Contact, Genève, Switzerland - Rodovre, Demark
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LeNordique
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The Videos Speak: Balicki - Zmudzinski
Sure - time of lead is 1:13:16, time of signal is 1:13:40 (there are actually 2-3 gestures within a few seconds), and it is board nr. 8.
The Videos Speak: Balicki - Zmudzinski
In that match, it appears to me that the signal is only given once (in defense, first 30 seconds after lead) - but it is a clear signal. Checked later, he had a 5-card suit on that hand.
The Videos Speak: Balicki - Zmudzinski
After watching the 3 matches, I was confident the supposed signal was given on the following boards: Denmark: None Latvia: Boards 7 & 13 Russia: Boards 8 & 13 Boards where the signal seemed given, but not certain / or late: DK - Bd 31: given about 40 seconds after dummy comes down RUS - Bd 6: Not completely flat, but repeats 3 times, one time touching dummy RUS - Bd 16: given about 50 seconds after dummy comes down After checking the boards later, Balicki had 5 cards in a suit in all 4 "certain" boards, but only twice in the "not certain" group. The wrong one was a case where the signal is not given within 30 seconds. Clearly important, as Kit Woolsey has written. On a few hands, Balicki puts down his hand, but without spreading his fingers or not putting it flat. I noted a few of those down; on many of them, he did not have a 5-card suit. So one has to be very careful not to include hands where it just seems the ...
World Championship Finals Matchups
Tomasz... In general I think your comments are reasonable. This one though, is not. Just a few days ago you wrote "If there is the evidence against B-Z - shame on them, they should be banned for a very long time, but the life goes on. OF COURSE Polish team should ...
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