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Art Korth
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Member Since
April 18, 2012
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Bridge Player
about me

Tax attorney in Atlantic City, NJ.  Playing bridge since 1972.  Inherited much of my sense of bridge humor from Dave Treadwell, so beware.

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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ACBL Scheduling.
Ray: Are you really advocating less than 26 boards per session for a NABC+ event? If the number of boards played is really that much of a concern, then the regional games or even the single-session side games are the way to go. I doubt that any single-session side game ...
ACBL Scheduling.
I suppose that it would be out of line to point out that, back in "the day" there would only be two or three National Championship events (yes, they were called National Championship events) at a Nationals. If you got knocked out of one of the major championships, there were ...
ACBL Scheduling.
One UNIT! There are other tournaments scheduled in Florida in May in other units.
ACBL Scheduling.
There are 6(!) sectionals in Unit 128 in the month of May, 2019, leading up to the regional at the end of May (and carrying over to the weekend of June 1 & 2). The regional is hosted by Unit 128. 2 of the 6 sectionals are Intermediate/Novice Sectionals. And ...
What happened to the Colorado Springs bridge web site?
It was up and running a few days ago. Don't know exactly when it went dark.
Who should handle this psyche better?
South should bid 3NT over 2. I don't think that East's bid is a psych. He has 4 spades. He has 11 HCP. If anything, it is a slight deviation. South was very timid after his partner balanced.
Congratulations Greg Lawler
Greg: Congrats! I remember when we played in the Goldman Pairs in NYC and you were the only non-LM in the finals. EDIT: This was 1978, my senior year at Princeton. Greg was a graduate student.
Do you open this hand in 1st seat Love All at IMPs?
I was playing a very aggressive light opening system in which 2 bids were 3-9 HCP and 5 cards. Once I failed to open 2 on a 4 count with a heart suit of 8xxxx. My partner got very upset - he called it a system violation.
2!D opening
Seems like it lacks cause and effect.
A new low for the robots
Bobby: Singing seems to have a universal lack of accent. When I was in high school, I was in several singing groups. One of the girls was from the south and had a very thick southern drawl. But when she sang there was no trace of it.

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