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Robb Gordon
Robb Gordon
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 21, 2010
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I am the ACBL National Recorder. I was on the NAC (appeals committee) from 1984 until its demise. I joined the ACBL Laws Commission in 2006. I was added to the ACBL Ethical Oversight in 2010. I am particularly proud (and mystified) about being appointed to the ACBL Goodwill committee. My hobbies include my dogs, singing, wine, and watching baseball and basketball. Former member District 17 Board and former 1st Alternate Director D17.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
NABC Champion, WBF Mixed Teams Bronze Medal
Favorite Tournaments
Phoenix, Denver, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Toronto, Eilat, Gold Coast
Favorite Conventions
transfers of all kinds
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
Bridge Winners Standard / Eastern Scientific template
2 over 1
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Gordon - Gordon
2/1 Style
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Pop History: Kids Win Big Bridge Honors (Billy Rosen and Milton Ellenby, Life Magazine, 24 August 1953)
Also note the record - 6 wins, 1 loss. The Spingold (and the Vanderbilt?) were a double elimination for several years.
Ron Smith's bidding problem: Q9 K32 A AKJT987
2. There was once a proposed treatment of 3 in this auction to show a 3+ bid with 3 card major support.
Ron Smith's bidding problem: xxx xxx --- KJ8xxxx
I hate WJS but they come in handy here!
Billy Rosen (1928-2019)
He was also an options trader on the CBOE for many years - a tough competitor there as well!
Billy Rosen (1928-2019)
An era has passed. The last pre-Blue Team American Bermuda Bowl champion (and the youngest in at the time in 1954)
What would you say if you were director?
Law 77 is the Duplicate Scoring Table. A player is always allowed to ask a director what the Law is. NOTICE - this is my personal opinion and NOT that of the ACBL Laws Commission. is time to consider an electronic Bridge Bulletin & Daily Bulletin?
If only we could convince The Bridge World to at least have an on-line version.
Robb Gordon's bidding problem: --- 973 AQJ74 KT432
No, this was not April 1. This was (of course) a UI situation, but the subject floored me with the response to my email. I am going to give a partial quote from the response (and I am NOT naming names, sorry!): "My hand had almost no defensive tricks. All ...
Terrible Tempo
@David - no trees would die if we just used the electronic memo. @Peter - you have a valid point - as an educational tool BW is valuable. @others - I have not found this to be as big a problem as suggested. However, I am willing to put up with the "flood". I ...
Kerri and Steve Sanborn Win Mixed Pairs
Nice going!

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