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Mike Tanner
Mike Tanner
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Member Since
Nov. 20, 2012
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
Canada

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Favorite Tournaments
Any
BBO Username
newt99
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
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ACBL CEO: Post-Mortem
Conveniently the 2017 Financial Statements were in the latest Bulletin (pg 70). Revenues: -Membership dues:----$5.6M -Club sanction fees:-$3.0M -NABCs:----------------$2.4M -Tourn sanction fees:$2.2M -Tourn director fees:$3.2M -Other-----------------$1.6M -TOTAL--------------------$18.0M Expenses: -Programs: ---NABCs:--------------$2.9M ---Tournaments:------$4.8M ---Bulletin ...
Improving my bidding & defence skills
Defense: counting declarers hand is critical, you won't advance beyond a certain point without this skill. Try this - after every hand you defend when you write the score on your sheet, write down declarer's shape in the margin (e.g. 5=3=3=2). Initially you will forget ...
Can you beat Zia? (logic problem)
If Zia was truly partnering me he likely wouldn't waste the brain cells, reasoning that all my other decisions had been wrong so passing it to me has to be in his favor.
Can you beat Zia? (logic problem)
Ignoring the Js, Zia can have three combos: AA, AAQ, AQQ. If he has AA then he will guess 14 since from his perspective there are more combos where the missing AAQQQQ can split 8-8 vs 10-6. If he guesses 14 he's either right or wrong (Mike says he ...
Effective Training Suggestions?
I'm also very interested in this and I've been watching for responses. Since there's none so far I will keep this alive by pointing you to this prior thread: http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/a-few-questions-about-partnership-concentration-and-counting/ It's not exactly on topic, but close. There are responses (Ross ...
2/1 structure question (major suit agreement at 2-level)
Yes. Fred commented informally on BBO forums, which is captured in this old BW post: http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/fred-gitelman-advice-5-21-sequences/ There have been other posts on BW, like this series of posts: http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/openers-rebid-after-1s-2m-2h-2s-part-4/
BBO format
A few people have implied that since the Windows version is no longer being developed there is "little cost" to BBO to allow it to continue. I don't have any direct knowledge of BBOs architecture, but two possible costs are: 1: [b]Servers/hosting:[/b] different servers are likely ...
Seeking Ideas on How to Increase Attendance at Sectional Sunday Swiss
We started doing preduped boards at our unit's sectional Swisses last year. We do the best we can -- and dupe as many board sets as we can, and we only do it for the last 5 rounds (using sets of 36 boards - 7 boards per round). And we only ...
Sectional, pre registration, pre payment?
This one? http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/novice-days-at-the-london-regional/
Canadian Online Teams Championship--on BBO
Last years results are here: http://cbf.ca/canadian-online-team-championships/ Click on the "Open" or "Womens" buttons to see the match details.
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