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Joe Stokes
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Member Since
Oct. 6, 2010
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

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ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
Bjerkan - Pollack
Strong Club
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Becker Wins Reisinger
And congrats also to a fine group of young players who led for much of the final session and finished a close third: Di Franco and Manno (in their 20s); Palma, Poon, and Loo (30s); and Goldberg (who looks young herself but is probably a bit older). I'm sure ...
First Time
Does Sabine have any Ron Andersen stories? I'm sure she has hundreds. How many she can tell here is a different question :-).
WBF withdraws invitation to Vivaldi-Rossano
where is the "dislike" button when you need it?
WBF withdraws invitation to Vivaldi-Rossano
I was wondering whether there was any history of suspensions or bans. They have been around a while, having won the World Mixed in 1998; he played at a high level on open teams in the 1970s as well.
2016 World Youth Championships Open Discussion Thread
I stand corrected A more careful reader than I found that in 2010 in Philadephia, when the Youth World Championships were held alongside the Rosenblum, in at least one place the WBF referred to the Rona Cup as the "young ladies" teams. (I still think that was an anomaly.)
2016 World Youth Championships Open Discussion Thread
I dont think they were called "young ladies" by the WBF, who has always used "girls," as far as I know. When the USBF mentioned the teams, we may have called them by the unofficial "young women."
2016 World Youth Championships Open Discussion Thread
The championships in the even-numbered years (like this one going now) are the premiere events in the youth calendar: World Youth Team Championships. The Youth events in odd-numbered years typically do not draw as many teams. Budgets are limited.
Open DC Discussion Thread
I thought as you did, Peg, until a WC player helped me understand the ambiguity. How do you bid a hand where you want to play 4 in your self-suffcient suit? If 4 over 2 is pass or correct, you can't bid that way. Maybe 2 ...
Open DC Discussion Thread
Just how do you know there were "no problems with security"? You're sure no one overhead something relevant from another table or otherwise recieved information to which they were not entitled?
ACBL Expels Fantoni-Nunes
Thanks to the committee who spent many hours on this. And, of course, thanks to the many people who devoted hundreds of hours in the past year.

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