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Melanie Manfield
Melanie Manfield
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May 24, 2011
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March 8
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Boyd, Bramley, and Radin Elected to ACBL HOF
Congrats to Peter and to all of the inductees!
The price of headaches is, he said...
It would appear that many people -- including some world-class experts -- do think that there is a problem that needs to be managed.
The price of headaches is, he said...
From the OP: "The definition of a sporting contest . . . . If that's true of cycling, it should be true of bridge unless bridge is actually regarded as no more than a parlour game . . . ." I disagree with the premise that bridge is either a sporting contest or a parlour game. It ...
The price of headaches is, he said...
David, Can you give an example of a drug that you believe falls into this category?
Anti-Doping Violation by Geir Helgemo results in Team Zimmerman disqualification from Orlando Rosenblum Cup
Another mainstream news article (commentary) on this topic -- https://www.wamc.org/post/keith-strudler-cheating-bridge
Thanks to Jay Whipple
I'm going to be away from the internet for a while now, just to let you know! I gave my perspective as one customer. It does not surprise me that people cancel before a pay or cancel date. When that date should be vis-a-vis the hotel stay itself is ...
Thanks to Jay Whipple
Hi Ray, I do remember seeing some discussion of that practice (in which I have not engaged). It's a problem, and I'm not sure what the answer is (other than the League's publicly discouraging it and explaining why they are discouraging it). I just know that it ...
Thanks to Jay Whipple
Even for people who are not as price-sensitive, and who do stay at the host hotel when they travel, the ACBL's travel agency forcing the customer to make an ironclad commitment to a reservation weeks or months in advance, knowing that at least the cost of one night's ...
Bridge Discipline and the IOC
It is interesting to learn that the WBF did not have to tie itself to the CAS as much as it has done. But, of what practical signficance is that fact? I genuinely believe that a panel of bright six-year-olds would have understood the F/N case and upheld the ...
Anti-Doping Violation by Geir Helgemo results in Team Zimmerman disqualification from Orlando Rosenblum Cup
I found the part of the report to which M. Rocafort referred -- it basically says that the number of Adverse Analytical Findings may not correspond with the number of ADRUs reported by ADOs (I don't know what all the acronyms stand for). This is because all results are subject ...
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