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Steve Bruno
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Member Since
May 11, 2011
Last Seen
May 24
Member Type
Bridge Writer
United States of America

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ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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Really bad or not
Down 25 in a long knockout match with 3 boards to go I would consider bidding and then discard the idea. In any other situation I would discard the idea, then engage in transitional thoughts. Contrary to the MASH theme song, "Suicide is NOT painless".
For your consideration: Are Bridge and Baseball facing similar problems appealing to youth?
I've been a huge baseball fan all my life. I've witnessed three miracles and one of them was the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates winning the World Series over the Yankees. I used to go to many major league games. I had season tickets at the Kingdome for several years ...
Attracting New Bridge Players
Thank you for your hard work, Chris. Don't get discouraged.
ACBL Search Committee Up and Rolling
If pros and sponsors were barred from playing in ACBL events, the USBF would create events for them to enter - maybe at the venues the ACBL were using for tournaments. The key is: separate the recreational players from the livelihood players. ACBL for recreation, USBF for wage earners and employers ...
Support Double with Subminimum?.
Don't open sub-minimum hands. Then always support double.
Why the focus on "active ethics" is the death of bridge
Ban the N/S pair from your club for a month. Call the E/W pair what you've done and invite them to come back.
A sign of things to come
"Potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto, let's call the whole thing off."
ACBL Search Committee Up and Rolling
Why would anyone want the job of CEO or BOD member, for that fact? I can see wanting to serve for altruistic reasons - to improve the system. But the headaches and conflicts inherent in the job just add up to being not worth it. All perks need to be stripped ...
ACBL CEO: Post-Mortem
Master points are fun to win, easily quantifiable, pretty, shiny and glow in the dark. But they are completely meaningless in indicating relative ability to play bridge. That's why people who play for many years lose interest in winning them. Without discarding master points as a "reward" for competitive ...
ACBL Chief Executive Dismissed
How much more disintegration can the organization withstand?

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