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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
an hour 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.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Rosenblum Teams - Orlando, FL
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in WBF Rosenblum Teams, 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)
Favorite Tournaments
Philadelphia, Orlando 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
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Another Proposal for SF
Let's say 10,000 people play bridge regularly at certain standard starting times. Now you change the standard starting time to be 3 hours earlier than it has been. Do you think that will cause more people to start playing than people to stop playing? I'm not asking ...
BOD Restructure Vote
Geronimo say, "Too many chiefs, not enough injuns."
SF BOD Motion
Yes, it is. And in fact, was actually done there after the fact (illegally?) I don't believe any of the four teams that took part would have played had they known the resulting awards for the event "before the fact".
SF BOD Motion
"Item 193-22: Award for Round Robin Qualifying On page 17 of the Masterpoint Book under Section B dealing with KO/Bracketed Teams (Soloway Format), be amended to read ... Also, a 4 team single bracket KO is allowed as a 2-session event. It will pay only 1st place as calculated by ...
SF BOD Motion
Looks like they are trying to combine current districts in a region to generate roughly equal combined population of members while maintaining proximity of districts in same region as much as possible.
Help Needed
Hand 1: "My Favorite 52", Larry Cohen, pages 122-125. Its a total rundown of the hand. He says it previously appeared elsewhere.
What's going on?
Very strong with shortness in spades.
Bidding philosophy
Is that called "maximal negative double"? :)
Bidding philosophy
Pass. Bridge is a partnership game. Bidding will deceive partner about where my high cards are.
Support redouble disaster and missing WC bulletins
John, are you serious. At BAM, 3N making 4 wins against 4S making 4, of course. And 150 wins over 140, etc.

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