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Ken Bowlby
Ken Bowlby
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Member Since
Nov. 21, 2017
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July 15
Member Type
Bridge Player
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Canada

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London Bridge Club (Ontario, Canada)
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My partner & I play 2/1 but open 12-14 NT, so we have to rebid 1S because a 1NT rebid would promise 15-17. I abstained so that this treatment would not affect the outcome of your wager.
Do you want to be relegated from Bracket A to Bracket B?
Take a look at the Friday/Saturday schedule for the Wilkes-Barre tournament, August 5-11. Mr. Yuenger would appear to be right - My apology if I mis-stated http://tournaments.acbl.org/schedule.php?sanction=1908032
Do you want to be relegated from Bracket A to Bracket B?
"Relegated" was my choice of words, Melanie. Don't know if TD's use that word, but it seemed like an appropriate choice given the large BW audience who might also follow (non-North American) football. Cheers
Do you want to be relegated from Bracket A to Bracket B?
LOL - Your answer looks like a BIT, but there is only one logical way to handle it. Cheers
Do you want to be relegated from Bracket A to Bracket B?
This idea seems to be catching on in North American regionals, as I see some version of it in many tournament flyers: 2-day KO = 1 day of Swiss to determine brackets (and for 2nd day qualifying?), then bracketed KO on 2nd day (Don't know if they have 4-team brackets ...
How to top players feel about bracket-1 KO's being small vs. populated with those playing up?
Steve & Ray, My point of discussion was intended to be about how the lowest ranked team in the top bracket (pick your # teams per bracket) would feel about being relegated to the 2nd bracket.
How to top players feel about bracket-1 KO's being small vs. populated with those playing up?
I've followed a number of "Can we play up?" threads - Here's a point I do not recall being raised: The last time my team asked to play up in a KO bracket A, the director's reply was "Yes, if the 8th team in the bracket does not ...
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
In support of your initial suggestion (1,2,3,...), an interesting read is the book "Bowling Alone"
Stuffed by UI
Thanks for reporting these good news incidents. Surely someone could find two bottles of wine?
Liam Milne's bidding problem: A98762 KJ974 JT ---
6C, because partner can never know enough (my Club void) to know to bid 6 when it makes. Ready to accept my share of the responsibility - pre-empts work sometimes!
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