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Amaresh Deshpande
Amaresh Deshpande
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Member Since
Nov. 27, 2015
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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.

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India

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Changing The Guard - attracting younger players
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/28/revive-bridge-sport-extreme-naked-kim-kardashian
Ever heard or seen this?
Tournament info: http://cardsharksinc.com/2018schedule.html They even have screens! But no young faces. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-8oqVAWty0
Ever heard or seen this?
Friendly matches can happen here: https://www.meetup.com/topics/bidwhist/ For the serious matches, these are the tournament rules: ZERO TOLERANCE Unnecessary body motions, gestures, hand and eye signals or ”punctuated” play like slapping cards to indicate a comeback suit will not be tolerated. Trash talking is allowed, talking ...
HAL, Watson, Deep Blue and ?
Squeeze
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
In the various bridge bulletins where Mark Horton features prominently, he is designated as ‘editor’. Might he be accused of editing the said texts rather than of plagiarizing?
Teaching Beginners
By way of information on Home Schooling in America… A majority of the parents of home-schooled kids are from the religious right. They are homeschooling them so that their kids can stay on the ‘path’ and not get distracted, addicted, etc. The minority among the parents are alternative minded - whose ...
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 ...
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