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Sylvia Shi
Sylvia Shi
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Member Since
June 24, 2011
Last Seen
35 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Quote from a friend who was learning bridge:

"remind me again who like the bridge dude is who makes all the wrong decisions but they turn out for the best

it was like retarded bunny or something"

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
7hxx 2940 off two cashers
Bridge Accomplishments
1st lebhar imp pairs, mixed Swiss 2015, gnt c 2012, world championship 2016
Regular Bridge Partners
Daniel korbel, Beth Palmer, Pamela granovetter
Favorite Tournaments
The nationals
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Shi-Berkowitz precision
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Jane and Sylvia
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The Pros have no idea
The matchpoints came from real pair events, I think the blue ribbon pairs. We had no say in assigning matchpoints.
Outraged by the USBF
Are you perhaps just sad you have to play against Steve, Howie, Michael, and Karen in the Seniors and this post, like many things in life, was made based on personal interest? With so many trials in so little time, you are guaranteed to "destroy the fabric" of some teams ...
Buffett Cup 2019 - Individual and Overall Result
Because there were three teams, we played rings and the comparisons happened after both sets were done. The event started with the US and Europe neck and neck after the team event with China back. Then Us did well in 2/3 segments of the pairs and pulled ahead to ...
Buffett Cup 2019 - Individual and Overall Result
I don't think he put any money into this event. It was sponsored by Hainan government and I think the owner of the happy farm resort we stayed at.
Poll Regarding Drop-Ins from Soloway to Blues
I voted against, but I think it would be fine if the dropins had 0 carryover. The main reason I voted against is that it seems they tested dropins in an event and people didn't like it, so it feels like this issue has already been decided.
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
Totally agree. If you have been a collusive cheater and you wish to still play the game, NOTHING is stopping you from playing bridge at the kitchen table with your friends. A ban from competitive bridge is not the same as a ban from bridge. If you decided to turn ...
Open Honolulu Discussion Thread
Dave, Hawaii has great food. You are about a 10-15 minute walk from a ton of options, pretty of all of them good. Don't eat in the Hawaiian village. If you go south, there is the Waikiki area which is more touristy. The further north you head the more ...
Poker anyone?
I don't think I've ever seen four of a kind in the end position. I've had three of a kind of few times (most recently 3 9s, but they were all winners :D) See you in Memphis!
Should players be allowed to compete in a second USBC after qualifying?
I would like to stress that if someone could guarantee qualification in an event, I think it's totally fair that they play in that event and do not participate in any future trials. But you don't know if you are going to qualify or not! The big problem ...
Changes to Trials Policy
Hi Joann, I made a long post in the team trials committee forum addressing many of these concerns as well as the pros of the new policy. Maybe you can ask for access to the forum? I'm not sure if there's some way I can forward the post ...

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