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Allan Simon
Allan Simon
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Aug. 24, 2010
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CAPLAN Upsets STRUL in Spingold Round of 128
so happy for my former teammates the Caplans. Way to go guys.
Fairmont Royal York is All Smoke and Mirrors
I'm staying at the Royal York and I think it is excellent value. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly. My main complaint is the wifi which costs $15/day and the hotel apparently blocks the mobile data service leaving you little choice. But at this price and location ...
Allan Simon's bidding problem: KT3 6 AQ97652 AT
No, support double would not apply at 3 level (maybe it should but it doesn't)
We Hope You Stay Home
Not suing, typo. Playing.
We Hope You Stay Home
In a KO event, a sponsor can hire 5 pros and by suing only 50% of the boards, he/she will account for only 8% of the decisions. Whereas in pairs the sponsor makes 50% of the decisions. Maybe that's why the ACBL rewards pairs with more points. Just ...
What is a Bloomer?
Thanks all, it is clear to me now. And I learned how to spell it. (I thought the creator's last name was spelled Bloom).
Allan Simon's bidding problem: AKJ74 KQ5 T7643 ---
That is exactly what would happen!
We Hope You Stay Home
Who cares about master points, do people really enter events based on the number of points they can win?
Ivey (Appellant) v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords (Respondents)
Terence Reese (perhaps not the ideal person to ask) calls this "sharp practice". This is a term I'm not familiar with and I always wondered if Reese meant "clever" or "dishonest".
Missed game after Drury
IMHO North bid properly. South should make a game try, for example a Kokishy 2 ("in which suit would you accept a help-suit game try?"), or 3 or 3 if not playing Kokish. All would lead to 4.
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