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Georgiana Gates
Georgiana Gates
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Member Since
Feb. 6, 2011
Last Seen
April 6
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

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

United States of America

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Grand Life Master
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Record trump support; Partnership agreement
Gary makes a good point. We're using phrases from the days of plastic cards. Not just "picked up", but "you hold", as well.
Ethics re: opening 1NT with small singleton in quasi-ACBL competition
Many years ago I opened a 12-14 1NT with a 6430 hand (the six-card "suit" was all the same color). I had John's result, not Frances'.
Covid Screens
My club does not serve wine, but does have a selection of pastries. At my last session of face-to-face I wore a mask. It had the side effect of cutting down on my nibbling :)
Lynn Deas R.I.P.
Sorry to hear that. She was a frequent opponent of mine in women's teams, usually winning, of course. It's nice to know that she was elected to the HOF while still alive.
A story goes with it
That's the great advantage of playing online.
you can call me Al
There's an easier way to make a game - stop at the 3 level. Is it double-dummy for South to bid 3NT instead of 4?
Can AI help make better bidding decisions ?
"I am told that there were many quibbles when deciding on these specifications, you likely found one of them. I think bridge might select for people who tend to disagree with others." Perfect summary.
Tournament Cancellations
Tournament of Roses Sectional July 9-11, 2020 Canceled Unit 225’s Board is sad to announce that this year’s Tournament of Roses, scheduled for July 9-11th, in Tyler, Texas has been canceled. The primary concern was your health and your well-being due to the ongoing COVID-19 potential exposure. If ...
Strange Regional Format: Gold Rush + Side Game, No Open Pairs??
Terry, at least they respond to you. When I ask, it's just ignored.
NYT's article about bridge clubs and Covid
My state is going to reopen for many businesses on Friday. I'm pretty sure that doesn't include bridge clubs yet.
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