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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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May 5, 2011
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Bridge Player
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Australia

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Favorite Bridge Memory
A X of 3NT in 1981...
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Double Bay Bridge Centre
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The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I checked... I cover that 1977 "report" in some detail. This is what the WBF said, 27 Oct 1977: " the reports since submitted are inadequate to form a basis for any reasonable conclusion." You say that the Appeals Committee issued it ruling on 26 Feb, 1977. Why, then did the ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Deleted... the post below is an update.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Curiously, Roth & Stone did play a lengthy high-stake match-game against an Italian pair... Mario Franco and Michel Giovine. Of that pair, Truscott wrote: They represented Italy in one European Championship, earning silver medals. They soon resigned from competitive play, for reasons that were never clearly explained. One suggestion was that ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
The fact is, Hamman, Swanson, Wolff, Soloway, Eisenberg and Kantar had to choose between playing against cheats and being banned for a lengthy period upon their return to the US. On the topic of "intolerance": Logan Daily News, 27 January 1975 "However, the Italian team said it would quit the ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Well, here's a little curio, from my book. "After the 1958 Bermuda Bowl, Roth and Stone challenged any Blue Team pair to play them a long high-stake rubber game with fixed partnerships. There was a catch: Every player had to be in a different room. No takers."
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Pierluigi: Here is the archive on Bridge d'Italia magazines: http://www.federbridge.it/Riviste/archiviostorico.asp The Nov 1995 issue has an article that celebrates the 20th anniversary of Italy's last (at that time) Bermuda Bowl victory. Can you tell me, where in that article can I find ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
While we are visiting fantasy-land, take a look at this: http://www.bridgebologna.it/archivio-articoli/384-memorial-zucchelli-facchini-i-edizione.html
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
http://www.bridgetoernooi.com/index.php/home/bermuda/1983/Bermuda%20Bowl/0
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I guess, try asking Baron Barclay and see what they know. My understanding is that they get stock after Orlando.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
You'll be sorry you wasted your money. The author received an email from an Italian, saying that the author was a fool who knows nothing about bridge.
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