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John Schoeberlein
John Schoeberlein
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 1, 2016
Last Seen
19 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing against Leslie Shafer and her partner at a regional tournament and actually not embarassing myself with horrible play!
Regular Bridge Partners
My lovely and talented wife
Favorite Tournaments
Hunt Valley (MD), Reston (VA), Bethesda (MD) regionals
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Harness Racing and Bridge - Article relating the recruiting problems of both
He did a great marketing job at GG - right into bankruptcy!
Harness Racing and Bridge - Article relating the recruiting problems of both
So true. A pacer is beautiful to watch with the legs on each side moving in unison. All race tracks are dying but it is do much sadder to see the harness tracks go.
Any competition for ACBL District Director positions this year?
ACBL is quite good at stonewalling. To refuse to disclose if there is opposition is the height of lunacy. Another reason to clean house in Horn Lake. This is the GIANT cone of silence
Cheating - standard of proof
Look at the kerfuffle that has come about as a realtor of o e board in a regional match. Calling the Director would have prevented all of that. What was MP afraid of that kept him from calling the TD?
You Judge - The Whole "Whole Story"?
Well said Mike!
You Judge - The Whole "Whole Story"?
Aren't cameras in play at national events but not at regionals. Why does anyone do what they do when they do it? David's comments are right on. A simple director call when MP found a card on the floor would have made all these discussions unnecessary.
You Judge - The Whole "Whole Story"?
I agree Nigel. Perhaps this TD should also be suspended for not doing his/her job. Shenanigans is one way to put it but there are some other descriptive words that one could use.
You Judge - The Whole "Whole Story"?
David- I think you are wrong that this was a small and puny offense. A board was manipulated without any conversation with the opponents or a director. It's like saying a pro golfer shouldn't be penalized because he improved his lie. After all what's an inch or ...
Cheating - standard of proof
So no "average" bridge players would serve on these panels? Why wouldn't an "average" player be able to reach the right decision when presented with all the evidence?
An "offbeat incident"
The way this entire incident went down from MP not calling the director when he noticed that a card somehow fell out of a metal board to the nonsensical penalty levied against MP it is quite obvious that there is one set of rules for the "elite" bridge player and ...
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