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James Vogl
James Vogl
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Member Since
June 18, 2012
Last Seen
Dec. 14
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me
Former backgammon/poker professional. Currently a hedge fund manager addicted to bridge since 2006 but am pretty hopeless.
United Kingdom

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Bridge Accomplishments
Having first monthly positive statement after 6 years at the rubber bridge club.
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Away from Tannery Row
@sarah, Richard Sellway used to comment the reverse about Irving Gordon... whenever he played fast, he must be going down as trying to get opponents to make a mistake :)
Away from Tannery Row
@david gold. Would you also advocate taking time with a singleton also? Only issue this leads to is real tanks so often like poker players 27 pre-flop think to balance their timing range has made the game tortuous. Works with a clock. But yeah totally agree would be a more ...
Away from Tannery Row
Think a good rule would be that declarer gets a penalty if defenders can make an accurate claim before they do!
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
@max Yeah I consider any form of violence worse than foot tapping or angle pass bidding boxes at.
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
@ Michael R. There is no analogy with murder they just aren’t in the same ball park? But if you want an example of what would be the bridge equivalent: it would be a player thumping another player because he went down in a cold contract, the director getting involved ...
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
Was thinking about this problem in a moral way before. The article is basically a nice detailed way of saying we don’t want to play with scumbag cheaters ever again. One thing that sprung to mind is ever is a long time. But when life means life, (unlike in ...
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
Not sure if pros should be treated any differently to amateurs. Some world class players have other primary income does this make them less culpable? Also not sure $ has much to do with it. I doubt many would view being caught cheating in the Cavendish where a lot higher $ is ...
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
@david gold, do you see more of a relationship with murder or SEC fraud?
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
“Cheating in bridge is analogous to calculated pre-planned murder in life” I am sorry but you and Chris are too closely connected to this issue to think rationally. My opinion is it should be totally case dependent. If someone shows genuine remorse by reimbursing, apologising and teaching juniors (good bridge ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Ed got to say I didn’t. Is that the case here? If so my comment is even more bs than usual.

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