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Herbert Marks
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Dec. 17, 2012
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Feb. 21, 2016
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Passing of Bernard G. Schneider
Yes in 1963 the group at Brooklyn College included Bernie, Ronnie Kaye, Jerry Shakofsky, Howard Marks, myself and a few others whose names I cannot recall.
The Image of Bridge
It all begins in the home. Let's try to teach the very basics to kids/teens via on line tutorials with help from an adult. The ACBL should sponsor periodic Parent/Child or Grandparent/Child games at clubs using something even more basic then the SAYC. Maybe this is ...
Chess champion Emanuel Lasker
Tobias Stone was a very strong chess player.
How are the carryovers/placement determined for the Quarter Final Losers in theBB;VC;SC who decided to join the Trans National Teams on day three?
Fantoni-Nunes WBF/EBL "medals"
Will there be a 2015 Cavendish?
Ethical Allegations ... brief statement from the ACBL President
Can you be more exact when you write "very few" pairs cheating at the top level. Would you estimate fewer than five? fewer than 10? fewer than 20>
The Whole Story
Did this happen to Mike because he is Mike Passell and the committee was so blinded that logic failed? Now it appears that the uproar will cause a review and change. (I sure hope so!) My question is - what would have happened if instead of Mike it was a Bracket ...
And Another One Bites the Dust
Yes, there is much speculation and people may be rushing to judgement. A simple suggestion -- shut this thread down and give Mike Passell 48 hours to tell his side of the story. Then open a new thread. No response by Passell, then all is fair game.
And Another One Bites the Dust
This is all very interesting but I would like to see detailed comments from Michael R., Steve W .,Jason F., inter alios. They have commented in the past about ethics. Do any other the major sponsors have anything to add as their comments would be welcome too.
Principle or Philosophy of Masterpoint Awards
Vince Lombardi said it correctly, Winning isn't everything; it is the only thing. But I would add along with good sportsmanship. I am pleased to see that the USBF uses among its measures positioning points. My design wood be --- World title ...... 15 (some would argue world play should not ...

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