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Georgiana Gates
Georgiana Gates
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Feb. 6, 2011
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Sept. 24
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Bridge Player
about me

Retired from many years in the computer and oil business. Still trying to improve. 

Country
United States of America

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BBO Username
georgie_g
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Pretend it is 1993 and you’re at a bridge club.
I wasn't affiliated with a university, but I was on rec.games.bridge. But I can't remember when I started on it. I am sure that I had a dial-up modem at the time.
The Liu Coop
Michael - surely you meant "in liu of a better explanation"
The Bridgeoscope, an invention from 1932 era
BBO for the 1930s?
RIP Harold Lilie
AFAIK, Jim Hilton is still around, living in Austin.
Entering leads on Bridgemates
I presume that the che*ting method is done when the scorer is the declarer. After the dummy is exposed, he decides what the most important defenders' card is (say, the trump queen). Then he enters that as the lead, which tells him who has the card. Then he changes ...
RIP Harold Lilie
And in the last few days, Jan Janitschke and Beth Palmer.
Don't shoot the messenger!
Some years ago, there was an article about auditions for classical orchestras. This method may date to the days of cave men - the competitors play before an expert panel of judges. The article said that there had been a recent change so that the judges did not see the competitors ...
Bermuda Bowl inter alia (perfectly open thread, as far I'm concerned)
Michael R: But if you're the strong pair on your team, and the other team has a weak pair, isn't it normal for your pair to play against the strong pair? This effect may have occurred in Wuhan. Meckwell won the Butlers by a fair bit, and I ...
And the Winner Is...
Jorge, are you one of Mexico's 300 duplicate bridge players? If so, you have the right to propose that Mexico always gets to bring a team to the World Championships. The North American Zone (the ACBL) is entitled to three teams, a number far less than the European zone ...
And the Winner Is...
What was the most common error made by the 162 runners-up? That is, what team was most often picked as qualifying, but did not?
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