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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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May 4, 2015
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English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom

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the saint
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Outraged by the USBF
Interesting idea. Long matches give an edge to better teams. Selection could evolve between matches as form / tactics dictate. Although the dreaded S-word might have something to do with that!
Outraged by the USBF
He said could, not should.
Brain Performance Drugs
One cup of tea per hour and a half keeps me at equilibrium.
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: KJ98542 --- 2 AKQ86
I had wondered if something like 10xxx QJxx KQxxx - was possible and even 5S wasn't making.
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: KJ98542 --- 2 AKQ86
What was the answer to this?
Priorities for the WBF?
5 years ago, if there had been an U16 event, they would have been two intermediates and four novices. That is no longer the case. The standard in the age group has risen dramatically. The same would happen in the U13 age group. I accept the cost and logistics issues ...
Priorities for the WBF?
Officially make the U13s the next new age group category.
What other sport or mind game competition allows bad players to become champions by hiring good players ?
There is a direct correlation between wages and finishing position in the Premier League. The IPL (as with the NFL) theoretically has a wage cap which should even out the teams over time - even more so in the case of the NFL with the draft system. What we've then ...
In the Well: Jose Damiani
I haven't found a reference to it anywhere. If anyone does know where there is one...
In the Well: Jose Damiani
The kids age group in Lyonwas the U16s. There was no separate U13 event in Lyon even if some of the players could have qualified to do so. That field was also heavily distorted by being about 90+% Chinese. No problems with that but all the European nations spent their ...

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