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Art Korth
Art Korth
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Member Since
April 18, 2012
Last Seen
13 hours ago
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about me

Tax attorney in Atlantic City, NJ.  Playing bridge since 1972.  Inherited much of my sense of bridge humor from Dave Treadwell, so beware.

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ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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ACBL Special Announcement
In D4 regionals, we have events called Dupli-Swiss Teams. All of the boards played are the same. We share boards between tables to minimize the number of sets of boards required. It is not really that difficult to achieve. And while there are security issues, they are minimal if you ...
Club Closings
A typical blackjack table has 6 or 7 spots for players. Assume 7 spots. 3 to a table would have the players seated at positions 1, 4 and 7. There would be two empty positions between each of the players. There would also be a dealer standing on the other ...
Should This Be Legal?
An explanation of a bid stating that the bidder had misclicked is not appropriate, but it is not a matter of bridge laws. The player is telling you that his previous bid was a misclick, not that the bid made shows that the previous bid was a misclick. The player ...
BBO Problems
This may or may not be related, but the Competitive server this morning is unstable. In playing a couple of tournaments, I found that I could play about 4 or 5 tricks before there would be an error closing the game. I would restart the tournament and continue, only to ...
Online awards
Ray, you remind me of a story once told to me by my high school physics teacher. A mathematician and a physicist were given a problem. First, the mathematician was seated on one end of a couch, and at the other end of the couch was a beautiful girl. The ...
Online awards
That seems like a step back in time when two scores separated by less than half a matchpoint were considered to be tied. Under the old rules, you could get strange standings. For example, suppose 3 pairs finished with matchpoint scores of 542.8, 542.5 and 542.1. The ...
Online awards
So, Greg, for all practical purposes the awards that you calculated for a 1,000,000 table game are hard limits.
Online awards
Ray Yuenger: "Art, I invite your attention to the Masterpoint Book, which I linked in my comment starting this subthread. I've studied it pretty closely, and have only found hard limits for national events, kos, and bracketed Swiss/round robin events. Maybe I've overlooked something. Pair awards depend ...
Online awards
There is a sort of hard limit. The awards are asymptotic to a limit. Or at least they used to be. I assume that they still are.
Online awards
It really doesn't matter. And it hasn't mattered in a long time. I have posted about this before. But once more, with feeling. Many years ago, well before the advent of Gold Rush games, there was an event at the Nationals (I said it was many years ago ...

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