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James Vogl
James Vogl
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 18, 2012
Last Seen
Feb. 10
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me
Former backgammon/poker professional. Currently a hedge fund manager addicted to bridge since 2006 but am pretty hopeless.
United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Having first monthly positive statement after 6 years at the rubber bridge club.
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Champions of Bridge and Chess Showing Sportsmanship
I let an opponent take back a card he misplayed by mistake vs a slam the other day. He claimed a revoke against my partner who was declaring in a part score the next Chicago, when pard should have claimed the contract already :)
Master Classes: Bridge
Also the masterclass format is literally just one person talking to a camera with the occasional diagram. It’s so easy to do. Amazed all top bridge pros don’t just make them themselves and post on YouTube, instead of the dated bridge book and article format. Justin Wolpert’s ...
Master Classes: Bridge
Masterclass is about selling a product. Need a teacher with charisma. Zia
What’s your favourite ...
May as well have a crack to get the ball rolling: Language of bridge - Kit (great Xmas present for dad) Zero to One - Peter Thiel Educated - Tara Westover (memoir but written in the style of a novel) Free Solo - Alex Honhold docu Fauda - Netflix (May not have been released this ...
What’s your favourite ...
Not sure why body of article didn’t post. Meant to ask: Love to know BW’s favourites of 2018 (1 each category and must have come out this year, so relevant, not an all-time list).... soooo what was your favourite: Bridge book Non-fiction book (but not bridge) Novel Movie ...
Zero Tolerance Card in Club Games
Someone once threw a fish ball at me across the table. Is that the kind of thing to use the zt card for?
Away from Tannery Row
@sarah, Richard Sellway used to comment the reverse about Irving Gordon... whenever he played fast, he must be going down as trying to get opponents to make a mistake :)
Away from Tannery Row
@david gold. Would you also advocate taking time with a singleton also? Only issue this leads to is real tanks so often like poker players 27 pre-flop think to balance their timing range has made the game tortuous. Works with a clock. But yeah totally agree would be a more ...
Away from Tannery Row
Think a good rule would be that declarer gets a penalty if defenders can make an accurate claim before they do!
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
@max Yeah I consider any form of violence worse than foot tapping or angle pass bidding boxes at.

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