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David Jackson
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Sept. 15, 2011
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Senior Player from Ireland. NPC of Irish Open team 2005-2012. Author with Ron Klinger of 'Better Balanced Bidding: The Banzai Method' which advocates a 54321 point count for the honours when you hold a balanced hand.

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Slap in the Face
Sartaj, I am not in Wuhan but since nobody has mentioned otherwise I presume this offensive display with pictures of numerous cheaters wearing medals and waving trophies is still on display on Day 5 as players arrive. Are there not continuing protests by players at the venue?
Slap in the Face
Although betting is not allowed in the WBF rules I would be willing to wager that even the WBF will take these posters down before the second day of play. But then again I wouldn't take really short odds.
Slap in the Face
GUBU is the word to describe this action by the WBF. Grotesque, Unbelievable, Bizarre and Unprecedented. Much more than a slap in the face to all the hundreds of us whom these guys have robbed. The WBF is putting the blame on the Olympic movement that they can do nothing ...
Drop-Outs from World Championships
I see Grue is now listed as the coach for this team so maybe he will be turning up in Wuhan later this week?
Drop-Outs from World Championships
I guess the USA having to replace a defending Bermuda Bowl winner on one of their qualified teams because he was refused a visa will hurt their chances At least I think that is the reason he was replaced
Drop-Outs from World Championships
Just my view of the usual strengths of the various countries that have qualified but not going Richard.. For example, Central American Zone represented by Guadeloupe in BB with a bridge membership of 101. By Trinidad and Tobago membership 29 in Venice Cup. Barbados, membership 54 in Mixed Championships. The ...
Drop-Outs from World Championships
I think the USA had Visa issues but perhaps other countries did too
Drop-Outs from World Championships
In BB Poland have replaced Monaco In Seniors Bowl Italy Bulgaria and Turkey plus a Zone 6 Asia Pacific country have been added In mIxed there is an extra European country for a South America non entry So basically the Senior and Mixed events have been made stronger as the ...
Drop-Outs from World Championships
Presume that these were countries that qualified from their Zones but decided not to enter the World Championships for whatever reason, financial or otherwise. Don't know of any entry that then cancelled unless you want to put Monaco in that category.
Watching Videos of F-N from Opatija
Hi Norbert, great that you have seen and sent (to French organisers of event) video from 2013 and prior to 2013(?) that you believe confirms what you noticed in National Final of the Coupe de France. Can you post links to these videos on Bridgewinners?

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