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Al Hollander
Al Hollander
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 20, 2010
Last Seen
an hour 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)
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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Defense to Strong Club Opening
excellent point often ignored when trying to figure out which method is best. much depends upon how the big clubbers bid with/without interference. for instance: regardless of meaning, DBL and 1 make it EASIER for the big clubbers. Responder can still make normal positives and now as 3 ...
Defense to Strong Club Opening
That 1 bid was part of IDAK, Instant Destroyer and Kill, along with Wonder Bids. Not sure about now, but in the 1970s the 1 bid was quickly banned by ACBL fwiw - having seen it from both sides of the table, i thought the opening side had better ...
USBF Open invitational
others mentioned my misinterpretation
USBF Open invitational
all 4 in QF & SF all 9 rounds of Round Robin Finalist Gupta also playing a 4-bagger: Gupta-Bertens, Cheek-Korbel
USBF Open invitational
would be interesting if there was just "confirm opening lead" because so much information gained when misclick of lead reveals dummy undo of bids, especially in competition at this level, seems so much easier than the additional time, attention and # clicks needed if ALL bids must be confirmed
System Cardss and Online Play
stopped hovering 1st time police called it loitering and told me to be on my way so i have only tried right-click and left-click will try hover when the coast is clear
System Cardss and Online Play
i just never see it displayed as a "hot link" sigh
Roland Wald R.I.P.
Rolograph but that detracts from Daniel's incredibly appropriate idea
System Cardss and Online Play
Steve - are you saying when someone displays your BBO CC that there is a [b]clickable[/b] link to the bridgewinners card? i have been playing with that and find in windoze environment using Chrome, Firefox, or Edge that we must select the entire tiny url (actually, right-click ...
Roland Wald R.I.P.
who will replace him as source for correct pronunciation of player names?? back in the days of text-only vugraph, Roland gave me my first break to do commentary. i kept feeding him information about an obscure Polish system. I was just reading their CC, but Roland insisted that i type ...

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