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Amaresh Deshpande
Amaresh Deshpande
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Member Since
Nov. 27, 2015
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5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am just a (intermediate) social-bridge player; an odd-ball I think on this forum. A teacher at heart, my mission is to introduce Bridge softly to children (and adults) via my Double Dummy App - KIDA. The App is translated into 40 languages.

Country
India

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pannai
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Bridge Apps, Web, and Software
KIDA app - for absolute beginners up to intermediate level - to learn/practice card-play. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.znop.kidapuzzle01 https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1175059505&mt=8
Suggestion for attracting younger players.
Shiang, What do you think of this? https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.znop.kidapuzzle01 https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1175059505&mt=8 You can start at ANY level in the app. Version 2 with major design changes will be released soon. ................. Concurrently, a follow-up app is currently being worked on; a four-player online game right at the door-step of Bridge. I feel its got the 'bells and whistles' what young gamers ...
The Best Bridge Writer
And then to imagine he (and his wife) did this too: http://db.yadvashem.org/righteous/family.html?language=en&itemId=4035821
In the Well: Adam and Zach Grossack
Hi James, This is Amaresh, and I'm the person Yehudit Hasin has mention in the post above (thanks Yu!). I've been working to address exactly the same issue you've mentioned, how difficult it is to introduce people (particularly kids) to Bridge. I think I have a solution ...
Bridge in a day
Here is one such tool - an app called KIDA - which was recently reviewed by ACBL in their bulletin. http://www.nxtbook.com/acbl/bridgebulletin/2017_07/index.php#/24 The app has 6 Levels and you can start at ANY level. Level 1 is designed for an 8 year old. Levels ...
Bridge for 4 year olds
Try my Double Dummy App with your son - it is designed specially for young kids: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.znop.kidapuzzle01 https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1175059505&mt=8
We don't know why more young people aren't playing bridge
Hi Jeff, Well, here are the iOS and Android links to the Double Dummy App (that has been in the making for the past 3 odd years.) https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1175059505&mt=8 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.znop ...
How to save Bridge
There exists a family game – No Trump – played passionately across all ages by the small Kutchi community of India. In short, it is a bastardized version of Bridge; the mechanics of which can be learnt over an evening. Seven cards together are dealt to each player and the remaining six ...
"Selling" bridge to the youth market
Jeff, we exchanged a few emails couple of months ago – when I told you about the Double Dummy App of mine that is nearly done. It is designed primarily for kids – as a kind of ‘Candy Crush intro to Bridge’. So I would love for you (and others) to try ...
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