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Tom Allan
Tom Allan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 9, 2012
Last Seen
July 10
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

Retired Sales Engineer and HS math teacher. Started playing serious bridge  recently after a 25 year hiatus. Can often be found on BBO after 9:00 PM Eastern. Goes by tomnace on BBO.

 

 

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning a free trip to Miami Nationals in 75 where I met my wife
Bridge Accomplishments
about 10 regional championships 1975 Collegiate Championship
Regular Bridge Partners
Mike McGill( finesse 1) Terry Beckman (beckmt)
Favorite Conventions
drury, constructive raises, splinters, BOP doubles, support Dbls, baby NT
BBO Username
Tom Allan
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
Allan-Loeb 2/1
2 over 1
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Greg Saunders's bidding problem: KJ7 6 KJ632 KJ82
Greg's partner friend of mine asked me about the Dbl in lieu of 2D which they preferred. This answered that question.
hand from BBO today
it also does not require any guessing just watch for the King of spades
Sioux Falls NABC
Proven means statistically proven with a null hypothesis and high confidence intervals. Not available yet they are working on them So far, nothing has met this level of proof. What is becoming apparent is that ventilators are a treatment of last resort. Most who get put on them die anyway ...
analysis by marc lipsitch
So we are still very much in the dark and the economy is sinking and sinking and sinking to stop where who knows. If we keep the economy closed at current levels, it will continue to decay, and at some point turn into irreversible, non-linear damage. No one knows when ...
Sioux Falls NABC
Why this drug? It was the 1st tried treatment with anecdotal evident that it helped. Nothing else at that point was showing any signs of helping. It is a generic drug which is well known to the medical community as are its side effects. Remdesivir is still an experimental drug ...
Plans to reopen
Our clubs cannot even thing about reopening till our Governor and then our country officials give the OK. We play in a Senior Center. I suspect it will be awhile we are allowed to reopen.
What Dat?
AKQ109XX X AQ10X A
What Dat?
This makes sense to me. Not that hard to remember and something that will come up more than almost never. BTW I was the 2H bidder and my LHO with a hand good enough to overcall 4S bid a mere 2S.
Reasonable pre-empt?
I have noticed lately many making "unsound" pre-empts. While we tend to remember those that succeed, so many more work out badly as this one is likely to do for the reason Lynn states.
Frank Pancoe's bidding problem: KT x KJx Q9xxxxx
Pass is not on my radar either but I am with Martin here stick it too them (hopefully) 3
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