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David Morris
David Morris
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 11, 2014
Last Seen
19 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I love our game. I'm more interested in improving than in playing, so I study daily. I became a life master back when that was a high achievement (before strats, before MP inflation). I much prefer playing "up" to "playing down," which to me is a totally different game and not much fun. I'd sure like to find an equal and somewhat steady partner here in south Texas, but prospects aren't that favorable. That causes me pain and sends me to the robots for practice. I most enjoy the more difficult and more subtle parts of our game.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
attending a dinner during a Nashville regonal at the home of Tom and Carol Sanders
Bridge Accomplishments
finished 2nd in a couple of regional mens pairs 150 years ago
Regular Bridge Partners
none at present
Member of Bridge Club(s)
I play mostly at the Fiesta DBC in San Antonio
Favorite Tournaments
anything nearby
Favorite Conventions
I play 2/1 with the normal stuff. I don't much care for the more obscure ones, b/c remembering them distracts from my judgment.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Does anyone know what time it is?
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