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Al Hollander
Al Hollander
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 20, 2010
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
getting harry goldwater to laugh when opp called director on me
Bridge Accomplishments
bbo vugraph commentator, extensive library
Regular Bridge Partners
none this millenium
Member of Bridge Club(s)
none
Favorite Tournaments
none this millenium
Favorite Conventions
big club, relay, transfer/flip-flop in non-nt
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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2019 Buffett Cup
found scores for rounds 1 & 2 by clicking on "Archive" https://buffettcup.blogspot.com/2019/04/hands-and-results-of-teams-round-1-and-2.html
2019 Buffett Cup
sharing your confusion digging through the web page http://buffettcup.blogspot.com/2019/04/the-conditions-of-contest.html [b]Types of Contest and Tournament Format[/b] The following events will be held: 1. Teams 4 rounds, 12 boards each. (1 hour 40 mins) 2. Pairs 6 rounds, 12 boards each. (1 hour ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Spring Nationals (now NABC) were added in 1958 Fall & Summer Nationals started in late 1920s
2019 Buffett Cup
just learned that the web page for 2019 Buffett Cup will be www.buffettcup.org That will be the place to go for results, daily bulletins and hopefully the generic team CC for the individual competition. note that the indy will NOT allow use of opening Multi
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
so the chicken/egg argument continues :) more hunting revealed https://communities.bmc.com/servlet/JiveServlet/downloadImage/38-2433-13112/Chicken_or_Egg.jpg http://clipart-library.com/images/AcbrBxKqi.jpg and FINALLY found one where chicken is happier https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTgWZ3vOAofZsQCMmldxKT4-8l7tPeGMSLXcDxqVEIiuIJa7HCBQw
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Art gets full credit for having me search for the cartoon http://clipart-library.com/images/8izrxGL4T.jpg
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Doug - it is possible to argue that the field is already watered down by who cannot enter because of the overlapping event easier to argue about whether chicken or egg came first
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Tom - isn't that the WBF approach? i.e. no carryover & yes to drop-in their pair events are many more days, so i don't remember when the option to drop-in ends. i also don't remember if the drop-in pair must have come from the same team or at ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Michael, you are partially correct. There is a formula that determines how many from day 1 will qualify to play on day 2. My understanding from the instance where meckwell dropped-in and won is that the formula was NOT adjusted. The number of pairs at end of day 1 who ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Ed, i believe you are wrong. the drop-ins did NOT affect those who thought they had Qualified they were IN ADDITION TO, those who qualified from the previous round
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