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Geoff Hampson
Geoff Hampson
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 27, 2010
Last Seen
July 3
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

I have been a full-time pro for about 15 years. I can't think of any better way to make a living.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Rosenblum 2010
Bridge Accomplishments
Many and varied
Regular Bridge Partners
Greco, Rodwell, Jacobus, Meckstroth, Cheek, Grue, Gitelman, Levin
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
NABC's world championships, cavendish Calcutta
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Can cheating be stopped in online bridge?
lets require players to upload their notes and then force them to play those notes verbatim when out of quarantine. (joke)
A New Type Of Venue
I like this idea! I was recently discussing with another player, having a European Football style bracketing where you might play premier league with the highest rated 8 teams and brackets of 8 heading downward. This might be a way to create the Strata that divided these groups and then ...
Can cheating be stopped in online bridge?
Andrew, clearly you have the expertise, might you be willing to lend that to BBO if they are responsive? This could be the start to a solution we badly need!
Andrea Buratti plays in Major Alt
@giovanni Are you really trying to equate anything that Helgemo or Passell have ever done to what Buratti did constantly for 20 years? Get real.
Andrea Buratti plays in Major Alt
@richardFleet;Contempt is pretty unfair, some of us love bridge and want to earn our living playing it. Wanting to avoid convicted collusive cheaters in top F2F events is reasonable and being willing to sacrifice income from those events for a stand on ethics is amazing. Now years later you ...
Anti cheating committee
You surely will find more. I hope you deal with them similarly but you might consider sharing their names and the hand histories with BBO so that they also might form their own conclusions and perhaps ban them from all BBO events.
Andrea Buratti plays in Major Alt
what was the reason? couldn't find 3 other players still willing to play with you? ;)
Andrea Buratti plays in Major Alt
Randy; Suppose this is not just a job but a game/hobby/passion also. Your suggestion would lead to the destruction of it entirely, there is never going to be a perfectly clean version of bridge, hesitations create tempo indicated situations, some are really impossible to fix. There will be ...
The Major Alt - World Class Bridge all week
The cars were bounced after an incident in Tenerife at the Europeans 2005. They (supposedly?) had already been guilty for years if not decades, simply never convicted. While I do believe people should have a chance to repent and be rehabilitated, I find it problematic that one might cheat for ...
Anti cheating committee
Randy Breuer; I was saying that I won't play on teams with people that I believe cheat. I don't have much of a say in who I am forced to play against and my thinking that they cheat surely won't factor into my playing. I would PREFER ...

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