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Kevin Cline
Kevin Cline
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 20, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Hamman saying "Squashed like a bug" after I squeezed him for an overtrick
Bridge Accomplishments
Won Flt A Swiss Dallas Regional 2010 with Michael Heymann, John Zilic, and Jeff Juster
Favorite Conventions
Two-way checkback stayman
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Good job John, maybe you could post an article about your experience?
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Robb, there's nothing on the linked page or in either of the linked articles about misuse of unauthorized information. This should be covered in a subsequent article marked "Newer Players". IMO newer players need to be taught: what is UI, the proper procedure when there is a break in ...
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Ian, that's true playing for fun, but would you see that in a sanctioned tournament?
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
Is there any other competitive endeavor where it's accepted that some competitors won't know the rules or won't follow them? Do some players in golf tournaments just improve their lie or miscount strokes while other competitors just think "Don't want to say anything, maybe Bill won ...
What To Do When Someone Acts on UI?
@Lynn LOL. Reminds me of the time a defender told me "We practice zero tolerance" when I insisted on calling the director to adjudicate a faulty claim.
MI (?) Ruling
The notion that N/S are entitled to assume that ANY double is takeout seems likely to be an incorrect reading of the EBU laws. A double of a natural bid? Sure. A double of an artificial bid? Normally penalty.
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
I don't think it was rude, merely naive about the ways of people.
Ethical Or Not?
If fourth seat is opening 1S on 15 Pearson points, e.g. QJxxx Kxx Axx xx, Drury is still useful. Whatever limit raise partner has, I would rather play 2S than 3.
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
It wasn't so terrible. Michael naturally believed that everyone playing bridge feels the same and would welcome any chance to improve. But there are many players who are proud of their 6000 masterpoints. They accept that they aren't in the first rank but view those players as aliens ...
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
It's best to NEVER comment about the result on a finished board. You need all your stamina to play the boards to come. If you had a bidding misunderstanding with your partner then clear it up at the earliest. Beyond that save it for the post-morten.
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