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Tom Moore
Tom Moore
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 23, 2013
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Became a ACBL member in the Army serving in Germany.  1968

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Been a director for several years.

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On Unit 183 Board  for three years.

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Instructor: Easybridge!, Better Bridge, Learn Bridge in a Day?, and TAP certified.

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Regualar ABTA member.

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All 5 of my grandchildren are ACBL members and have all played in Youth NABCs. 

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Worked in computer sales and support before retirement.

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Did Dallas Unit 176 web page back when few were on the internet, then a new concept. Currently do local club's webpage(http://d16acbl.org/U176/ABC/adbc.htm).  Do various bridge utilities to fill in bridge composer(not accepted by bridge composer), bridgemates, and reporting to the common game situations.

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Get to play bridge about 2 times a month, go to tournaments to get a chance to play.

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Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Have many, but having our team Kibitzed by 3 players I knew were on the top 500 list, wondering who our opponents must be.
Bridge Accomplishments
Obtaining a silver ribbon with essentially brand new duplicate players in NABC Senior Swiss Teams; a few years later they realized the importance of the 11 Gold points they had won. Awarded Texas Star by District 16 for Bridge Contribution.
Regular Bridge Partners
My Spouse - Dorothy
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Arlington Duplicate Bridge Club (Texas)
Favorite Tournaments
NABCs in new places; Regionals - OKC; Gatlinburg and local
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
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Alertable vs. Announced vs. Non-alertable
I asked rulings@acbl.org a very similar question The response follows: Hi Tom -- The same Laws and Regulations that apply to "live" games apply in BBO games. For Open games on BBO, the Open Chart applies. (although as in "live" games a club director may use a different chart ...
Virtual Club Director Zoom presentation
Thanks David and Mark
Virtual Club Director Zoom presentation
Mark I was unable to attend your zoom. But maybe you can answer some questions, specifically on what is expected in self - alerts and announcements. For your games what alert chart do you allow. Is this announced to your players at game start? I feel that the general alert procedure ...
Director compensation for virtual private club games
If any of you put an amount would you please state the apex size of games too. Our club pays $20 per game size is 5 to 7 tables. For Ray's question below Before it was $48 a game increasing as tables grew apx. $2 per table over 3 ...
Director compensation for virtual private club games
Steve how is the Unit owned facility that the clubs used paying its expenses?
ACBL Live Short Game price bug
Just to note another acblscore vs acbllive4clubs pricing difference. ACBLscore does not charge for a pair with a Not Eligible Player Clubs live does. In my opinion the charge should be made but it does cause our clubs acbl fee charges not to balance with the new procedure. However, this ...
How much do you play?
Jane and Chris With + 1 player we play without the sit out status making our game score count in the overalls but put us as not eligible. The plus one player takes my spot and becomes the declarer. This provides the player with a set of results. Many players hope ...
How much do you play?
Teach and Direct 1) Play with my wife At club about once a week At scheduled sectionals and regionals NABC about once a year. Play with as a mentor twice a month. 2) Really don't know. I would assume if not directing or teaching I might play more but ...
Bridge Rating Study - Follow Up
Thanks Richard did I miss this reference earlier in this BW article? Just a quick review gave me a great understanding of why and hows of a bridge rating system. As I read this BW item I kept mentally equating the rating system to handicapping in golf or bowling that ...
Bridge Rating Study - Follow Up
Question to NGS and other bridge organizations using rating systems. Can you please state where and how the ratings are being used? Seeding in tournament? Ranking required for championship games? Stratification or Flights for Games? Handicapped games in clubs/tournaments?
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