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Member Since
May 11, 2011
Last Seen
July 21
Member Type
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United States of America

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Open Las Vegas Discussion Thread
Funny. I live in District 22. I competed in the Open Flight GNT, didn't qualify for the 2nd day, but didn't pay much attention to what happened after that. My friends weren't involved.
Open Las Vegas Discussion Thread
Why is that, Mark?
Open Las Vegas Discussion Thread
What's the temperature like on the playing floor? Too cold for shorts and short sleeves?
A Third Option for Regional KOs - Stratified Swiss KOs
We used to play Swiss matches the entire first day to determine which 16 teams had the honor of competing in head-to-head KO matches the second day. All others go home. No seeding the first day, but the second day matches were seeded by the DIC. It wouldn't hurt ...
Make Bridge Fun Again
"Social bridge" sounds a lot like rubber bridge. People wandering in and out of the game, dropping into the club and leaving whenever they want. If we could encourage that type of playing among novices and non-serious players, I think they would like it. Charge little, maybe play for miniscule ...
Two Colors or Four
Orange and green are my two favorite colors. I like gray, too.
Can we save our game?
My simple answer is "no". Not until we put people in charge who are selfless and intelligent. Since that's not on the near horizon, I bid the current organization a not-so-fond farewell .
Is this a way to run an organization?
If only three teams enter the top bracket, how about staging a round-robin event with no masterpoint awards? Maybe award free plays. Neither the sponsors or the pros really need masterpoints.
Is this a way to run an organization?
Doesn't an A/X Swiss offer masterpoints for a bracket within a bracket? Surely we could do that within a KO bracket. If a team which finishes 5/8 is a lesser team, but finishes higher than any other lesser team, their award is enhanced - maybe by gold points.
Some words from Monaco
Perhaps the Swiss Bridge Federation won't select PZ to be on their team.

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