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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
15 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge player for over 50 years (hard to believe I don't play better).  Did take several years off a few times for family and work. Two grown children and four wonderful granddaughters (who don't play bridge but are all super softball players).

Professional computerist (everything EXCEPT electronics and hardware engineering) for over 40 years and still counting.  Education in Physics, Applied Mathematics, and Business Administration.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Rosenblum Teams - Orlando, FL
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in WBF Rosenblum Teams, National Open Swiss Teams (twice), Senior Swiss Teams, and Mixed BAM; Many Regional A, Open, and Bracket 1 Teams and Pairs wins.
Regular Bridge Partners
and favorite bridge partner - my wife.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
Philadelphia, Orlando and Lille World Series, New Orleans, San Francisco and Washington Nationals, Cambridge and Virginia Beach Regionals.
Favorite Conventions
Puppet over 1N, Exclusion Blackwood, Delayed Splinters, Michaels, Unusual NT
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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What's in a Name?
Just Bridge A Mind Sport. BAMS is not so bad. :)
What's in a Name?
Straight to the point. Like it. Might be trademarked or something already.
What's in a Name?
Bridge Fun United Bridge Funsters Bridge for Us
Remembering My Dad
Remembering My Dad
Really, young Matt. I guess you mean before you were following baseball. :) Polo Grounds was used by the New York Giants until 1957.
Jumping the Gun (WBF World Electronic Bridge Championship)
Brian, depends on whether or not you have monitors at the "remote locations".
IMP Pairs
As I am sure you realize, this does not definitely prove any point about actual imp pairs events where the strategy on many hands might be different than in the matchpoint event.
Remembering My Dad
Definitely. I saw it (on the tube) in real time. :)
Jumping the Gun (WBF World Electronic Bridge Championship)
Excellent, Richard. The Declaration of Electronification. Yes, it's really a word.
Remembering My Dad
OK, win club ace, lose spade to west; win return; clear spades, AK of diamonds, 4 rounds of hearts losing 4th to west. West will win 2S, 1H, 1D before having to lead diamond to dummy.

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