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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
3 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.

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
Sorry, this user has no cards yet.
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Max, I don't think the Davis Cup would affect Tiger. :) If the PGA was overlapping the Masters, then a problem.
How Not To Fill Out a Convention Card Part 1
You may pass. You have what you have shown. If partner understood your bid and wanted to save, he would bid 5C himself.
Measuring Deductive Reasoning
Sven, I know, I took them. When I took them, the top score was 900.
Measuring Deductive Reasoning
Sven, each card has a left side and a right side. Also, each card has a front side and a back side. Also, each card has a top side and a bottom side.
Measuring Deductive Reasoning
800 out of 10,000. Not so good. :) In other words, for some, "What's a GRE?"
Measuring Deductive Reasoning
Hi, Patty. When you are having trouble making posts to BW (have been there), one approach is to completely develop the post in notepad or some other text editor, save the post and then copy and paste the entire post to BW. If you fail in BW, you can go ...
Need help to improve Ultimate Bridge online bridge game
Nikola, perhaps develop software to "read" an actual convention card and use all that information, then ask a much smaller number of questions. I can code this type of app.
Would you use a "smart" drug?
Who likes the original version better? is time to consider an electronic Bridge Bulletin & Daily Bulletin?
If my local newspaper can do it (two different rates for paper and on-line), I'm sure the ACBL can manage it (or can they?).
Las Vegas Lodging
Can you do Uber and Lyft?

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