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William Watson
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Member Since
Jan. 3, 2011
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Emerald Life Master
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Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
A while, about 3 months, back I heard all the cheaper rooms were sold out and got space elsewhere. Was I misinformed? If not why is there a problem now?
Can someone suggest how to run a team game with six pairs?
From Ian McKinnon's "Duplicate Bridge Schedules, History, and Mathematics" Team 1 is pairs 1,2 Team 2 is pairs 3,4 Team 3 is pairs 5,6 Round 1 3v5 set 1; 1v6 set 3, 2v4 set 6 Round 2 4v6 set 1; 1v5 set 4, 2v3 set 5 ...
Ethics issue or not?
What East should do at his second turn depends on what he thought the 2 bid meant. If natural then 4 seems right, but is 2 was thought to show diamonds and a major, or spades and another then pass would be reasonable.
Barrere Wins Senior Swiss
Great Going
Web Movement?
There is a skip if there are an even number of board sets. There is not a skip if you are doing a 9 round or 13 round web movement.
Internal BAM Movement, Even number of tables
I really dislike both NS and EW pairs having to move. The idea of stationary boards is easy for the director but what you described has extra boards in play. Except for the highest number team my movement is basically boards up one table, but sitting out a round before ...
Bridgemate Question
The BCS can be set to have the ranking and percentages include only the one section, or include all sections. There is no middle ground. At tournaments I've only seen the former. If the sections the tournament was scored across vary from what the BCS is doing the scores ...
Web vs. Sections
You can find them on http://web.mit.edu/mitdlbc/www/contrib.html. I put these movements on all my computers.
Web vs. Sections
I had 8 games of 18-21 tables that were 2 sections. I always scored across the field but compared ranked across the field to only ranked within sections. Flight A player got fewer masterpoints and flights B and C got more masterpoints if I ranked across the field for this ...
Web vs. Sections
The overall award is now capped at 4.0
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