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Avon Wilsmore
Avon Wilsmore
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Member Since
May 5, 2011
Last Seen
38 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
A X of 3NT in 1981...
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Double Bay Bridge Centre
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A Cheater's Best Friend? Secrecy, Or?
There is no question that secret decisions and a policy of (in Ortiz-Patino's words) "minimise the scandal" have done dreadful damage to bridge.
The Three and a Half Cs
The "missing ingredient", (adequate regulations) is discussed on p9. [i]If one thing stands out from this, it is the desirability of having universal, sound, solid regulations that allow the WBF and NBOs to properly-discipline collusive cheats. While accused individuals and pairs must have fair hearings, administrative bodies must not ...
Buchwald on Bridge
Well, for better or worse, I added a sample column... nothing to do with bridge.
Buchwald on Bridge
Many of Buchwald's 60s political columns could have been written yesterday...
1972 & 1975 Daily Bulletins and Official Handbook
Reports of Barry Rogoff's passing are greatly exaggerated.
1972 & 1975 Daily Bulletins and Official Handbook
I have been in email dialogue with Barry and another party... I am still seeking some particular information.
Helgemo and Helness situation
Some people are so educated that they know to start a sentence with a capital letter and end it with a full stop.
Value of Support Doubles?
I play support X/XX with partners who like them, but I admit that I will sometimes violate our arrangements when we have spades. I am very keen on blocking a 2 bid and will bid 2 regardless of our agreed methods ...
Stong marmic
(English) Marmite is indeed strong (but inferior in every possible way to Australian Vegemite). The only American I ever met who liked Vegemite was my wife.
Trials and Errors
Indeed... a good job. When I have time, I will read the second half...

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