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Jenni Hartsman Carmichael
Jenni Hartsman Carmichael
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 1, 2011
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I'm mainly a director these days, but still get to play at the nationals and some larger regionals, on occasion.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Won the Mixed Pairs - 2016 (3rd, 4th twice!, 5th and 9th in other years - all with the HUMP), Won Red Ribbon Pairs - 1998, 4th in Women's Swiss, 3rd in Women's Pairs,
Regular Bridge Partners
Tom Carmichael, Bryan Delfs, and the Amazing Greg Humphreys
Favorite Tournaments
Favorite Conventions
TAJ raise structure
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Speedball Claim
Ok, for all of those reasons, too :) I forgot a had been ruffed. So yes, all signs points to no finesse with a complete count on the hand
Speedball Claim
West will have a count on the hand. North has shown up with 3 and 1 and when he plays the third round of , North will follow. Finessing him gives North a 5 card suit for his preempt. It could happen, but odds would be against. It ...
Deleting a Team Match
Click on the "Director" tab on the right. You should see your match. Left click on the match and click "Cancel Tournament." That should do it.
Impolite to compliment partner?
I was playing in a national event and very clearly misdefended. As soon as the hand was over, I apologized and was very frustrated with myself. When dummy piped up a moment after my apology with a chipper, "Well played, partner!" it was all I could do to not slug ...
Tournament Cancellations
Salt Lake City, scheduled for May 13-19, has been cancelled.
Club Closings
Eastside Bridge Club in Seattle has just announced they are closing for the next two weeks.
Highest Opening Bid You've Ever Made or Witnessed?
Playing in the mini-Cavendish a number of years ago, our table had a mundane strong club auction and, ultimately, cost us a lot of money because we landed in 6X down a bunch (and got doubled by the last cashing place while we were one behind). I know at ...
Revoke confusion
Just like the situation with the OP, sometimes the revoke adjustment is a pure penalty. That's why the director in the OP said it's a good day when we just restore equity. People have made 7 off the ace of trumps because of a completely inconsequential revoke.
Revoke confusion
That's not true. The person who revoked did not win the trick even though his side took the trick. The only time it's a two-trick penalty is, essentially, when the offender has won the trick by ruffing it. In all other instances, it's a one-trick adjustment unless ...
Unusual UI Situation
The best thing to do in these types of situations is to fill out a player memo. At NABCs, there are multiple computers set up right outside the playing area to make it easier for players to put in the information. That's the best way we can track hesitations ...

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