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Karen Allison
Karen Allison
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Member Since
Aug. 21, 2010
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

BBO commentator, have won several NABC titles, World silver medalist McConnell Cup, many regionals.  First woman to represent Canada in Open Teams World Championship.   Love my cats (Stella often watches as I comment on BBO), love travel, love bridge!!) And yes, I will be your professional partner should you wish.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Michael Ledeen, Jordan Chodorow
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Jesus Arias & Karen Allison
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Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Don't plan on doing much walking. The 'blocks' are very long and the temperature compares to a pizza oven
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
There's an elephant in my room asking about possible kick-backs.
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
@Ed, she is Judi Smith
Bridge Players and the movie world
And Janice Gilbert (later Stone) was Janice the Paying Teller on Break the Bank. As an aside, I won my first national with her as my partner. I have some fond recollections of her and stories she told me about the year that Stoney made her a Life Master against ...
Ripped Off
I won't ever forget that tournament. I was scheduled to play with Edith the day after she was kidnapped!
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
All this is reminding me of a World Championship played in Valkenburg, Netherlands. The host organization needed more money to run the championships (sound familiar?) and so they added a money amount to each day of each participant's hotel stay no matter where they stayed or were from.When ...
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Peg: they have already convinced me to stay home and, say, take a cruise or two for the price of a NABC
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Perhaps but there were also flyers for future tournament lodging and those were barred by ACBL
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
@Donald that may be true now but I distinctly remember a conversation with Judi Smith where she stated she had been disallowed by ACBL from placing her flyers with information about inexpensive alternatives to the host hotels. I've lost touch with her but perhaps someone can make contact so ...
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Most folks who are on the BOD's of nonprofits are big donors to those entities. I assure you this is true; I know several such people.

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