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Karen Allison
Karen Allison
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 21, 2010
Last Seen
Sept. 18
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

BBO commentator, have won several NABC titles, World silver medalist McConnell Cup, many regionals.  First woman to represent Canada in Open Teams World Championship.   Love my cats (Stella often watches as I comment on BBO), love travel, love bridge!!) And yes, I will be your professional partner should you wish.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Michael Ledeen, Jordan Chodorow
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Jesus Arias & Karen Allison
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Orlando Hotel Price
They write it as a 'fee' so they can avoid taxes on it just like the airlines do.
10 card Solid or almost solid suits.
I imagine the hand dealing is for early stages and for the purpose of security.
10 card Solid or almost solid suits.
Jim: I was a moderator on TSN and gave the very first online vugraph.
10 card Solid or almost solid suits.
I didn't play the hand but at the Mayfair IMP game Ira Rubin dealing 4-3-3-3 after shuffle dealt a 13 card suit. The story got more interesting as you can imagine.
The Next Step
I knew it was Harry Goldwater - never heard it attributed to Al Sobel before. Yes, he was mean enough to do it, Judy, you're quite right about that. A memory of him was when we were flying to the Stockholm World Championship (my first) and I was already afraid ...
The Next Step
@David that was Harry Goldwater late, of New York City.
The Next Step
@Phil: perhaps the Faulkner.
Guidelines for BBO Vugraph Commentators
I try to use names. Last if that's how they are known, otherwise first or only.
Guidelines for BBO Vugraph Commentators
Vis-a-vis thanks, I have gotten many lovely thank-you's after sessions I've commented on. But the best thank-you was from an anonymous admirer. During a hand that has no real play issues I often invite the audience to have some tea (_)? and cookies OOO. Well someone who watched ...
Guidelines for BBO Vugraph Commentators
@Steve Chen: I endeavor to adhere to your 1,2 and 3. Very sensible. My intention always is to help intermediate players to see what the experts may be thinking. There are frequently interesting lesson hands and I want to help our spectators to advance their bridge by following the ...

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