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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge player for over 50 years (hard to believe I don't play better).  Did take several years off a few times for family and work. Two grown children and four wonderful granddaughters (who don't play bridge but are all super softball players).

Professional computerist (everything EXCEPT electronics and hardware engineering) for over 40 years and still counting.  Education in Physics, Applied Mathematics, and Business Administration.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Mixed BAM - Lille, France
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in National Open Swiss Teams (twice), Senior Swiss Teams, and Mixed BAM; Many Regional A, Open, and Bracket 1 Teams and Pairs wins.
Regular Bridge Partners
and favorite bridge partner - my wife.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
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Favorite Tournaments
Philadelphia and Lille World Series, New Orleans, San Francisco and Washington Nationals, Cambridge and Virginia Beach Regionals.
Favorite Conventions
Puppet over 1N, Exclusion Blackwood, Delayed Splinters, Michaels, Unusual NT
BBO Username
mmbridge.
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Who Will Direct the Directors?
Alain, I believe he means "European Championships", not strictly continental European players. :)
Who Will Direct the Directors?
Good reason for written explanations, SAVED.
European Championships current standings
Is Greece the biggest surprise?
Does multi go for more numbers?
Yes, and once again I ask the question, "If scoring is matchpoints and you go for 200, is that considered a 'number'"
Does multi go for more numbers?
Is 2D (or 2H or 2S for that matter) down 200 in matchpoints when the opponents have no game considered to be "a number"?
Does multi go for more numbers?
I don't play multi. My answer "Significantly more numbers playing multi" is based on playing against it and regular weak 2's.
Does anyone remember this deal?
According to the hand record, it was a 4th best heart 4. :) As has been said frequently, hand records are frequently not reliable about opening leads.
Does anyone remember this deal?
Thanks. How do I force courier (or other fixed-width font) :) Edited to update.
Does anyone remember this deal?
Can't figure out how to get a nice format in a reply: NORTH S 8754 H K964 D 1065 C 96 EAST S AK92 H AJ32 D --- C A10832 SOUTH S Q63 H Q1087 D 72 C K754 WEST S J10 H 5 D AKQJ9843 C QJ Note the ...
Marching Towards Goofyville
But, isn't it "better to have loved and lost". Ask Buffalo Bills fans (of 35 years ago) about that. Probably, the most underrated pro sports team in history.
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