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Robb Gordon
Robb Gordon
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 21, 2010
Last Seen
an hour 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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A Request from Ms Manners
"R.G. from New York City, where the bridge players aren't NEARLY this obnoxious." For the record, I do not believe that I was the RG that wrote this, but I cannot be completely sure.
A Request from Ms Manners
Karen - in the immortal words of Alice Roosevelt Longworth - "If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me."
What bridge really needs to become relevant again.
This was day 1 or day 2 of the Boston Nationals. I can't remember specifically, but the table count was about normal for those events at the time. As to your second question, I didn't play in that particular event and didn't speak to anybody who did.
What bridge really needs to become relevant again.
In 1980 I suggested such an event. They took my suggestion. They had a regional-level 2 session event at the Boston Nationals in the Summer of 1981. The event had 3 divisions - 1. Yellow Card (or something like it) 2. (whatever was generally allowed in open regional events and 3 ...
Is bridge dying? Maybe, maybe not.
I certainly agree that the best Face-to-Face growth opportunities are in large and mid-size population areas. Given that much of our recruitment deals with older folks (witness the sea change over 20 years from the large club games being in the evenings) and older folks are generally less fond of ...
Is bridge dying? Maybe, maybe not.
I was reading a New York Times article about declining and aging populations in rural areas of the US. Then I read this article. Interesting mesh. Here is the article
A Request from Ms Manners
Here is what we have to keep in mind when posting (I certainly do, having suffered the consequences of not doing so) - the keyboard makes us less inhibited about comments, and more frequently we are saying EXACTLY what we would say face-to-face, the difference being that we know WHO we ...
Goodbye, Russ
Russ was a lot of fun and will be missed.
Do You Count Your Cards?
You took the words right off my keyboard!
Hilton honors benefits at the host hotel
No - nothing special. I stayed at the NABC, and I checked out. My reservation was through the ACBL.

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