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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
38 minutes 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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Is There Any Special Name for This?
Right, Richard F. Frances, I did guess correctly that West had club Jack. No particular reason. South ended with Ax of clubs and a heart.
Is There Any Special Name for This?
I just don't recall playing or seeing many instances of trump contracts where the endplay is actuated by exiting from and clearing all trumps. :)
"the reflexively anti-ACBL barking seals"
If you find Linxwiler's comments offensive, FLAG them.
My frustration with the ACBL reaches at an all time high
If you find Linxwiler's comments offensive, just FLAG them.
What's Your Play from Dummy?
10 works with AQJxx on left with Ace of clubs. 10 fails with Axxxx on left QJ on right. What are the odds?
What's Your Play from Dummy?
What are the relevant holdings/splits?
Convention Cards in NABC+ events
Alan, OK, I should have said, "They won't comply with 'full disclosure'". :)
Convention Cards in NABC+ events
Players who don't have completed Convention Cards are saying one of three things: 1. They don't believe in "full disclosure". 2. They are lazy as Hell. 3. They are careless as Hell. Ask them to pick which one fits.
DEMIREV wins North American Swiss
As anybody who has played Swiss in an NABC or reads about them here knows, the ACBL is weak on displaying of match results and upcoming matches to the participants. The details of scores of the matches are entered right along (to two decimal places) in the TDs' computers. What ...
Paul Vincent McDaniels 1945-2019 By Harlan Mohagen
He is not my brother. See my comment just above yours. I don't know why Paul and Harlan (his brother) have different last names. Is it important?

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