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Kevin Strangway
Kevin Strangway
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Basic Information

Member Since
Dec. 8, 2017
Last Seen
18 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
In a losing team match transferring my partner into spades on my 4234 hand, having him super-accept, and somehow making it FTW!
Bridge Accomplishments
Most proud of winning the X-Flight swiss in Penticton one year.
Regular Bridge Partners
Bob Pratt, Gus Axen, Dwight Crouse, George Ding
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Grande Prairie Duplicate Bridge Club
Favorite Tournaments
Penticton regional
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Gus Axen and Kevin Strangway
2/1 with Semi-Forcing 1nt
Copy to my cards View/Print
Playing up in KO's - what am I missing?
We just need to stop bracketing by masterpoints and use a rating like the UK does. One of the "big ideas" that our last CEO Bihar Gidwani had planned to finally get a rating system in place. Unfortunately we lost him and are now awaiting the strategic plan from our ...
Bot Programming Perhaps Last Time
I would assume bbo will scrap gib and replace it with funbridge's stronger and regularly-updated bots. It will be nice to finally have bbo bots that play a wide range of conventions and defensive signals.
Please settle a bet!
At imps no need to take a random stab at the 3-level to save 1-2 imps...x is penalty (and sometimes wins a telephone #). At MPs 200+ is gold and if they make it once in a while c'est la vie...x is penalty.
Please settle a bet!
Most players these days do not absolutely guarantee a stop and will go ahead and bid 1nt on a 3343 10-count.
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Most coutries do not tax non-resident citizens (usa notable exception). Establishing non-residency is a complex subject. Jailtime for citizens that pose no threat to society seems very strange.
Who's the Joker?
Namyats might solve this problem...
If not discussed no alert or explanation is required (BBO ruling question).
Well for an expert my example is clearly a splinter. I was just not sure how "expert" my opponent was so attempted to clarify by asking.
Bridge Cheating Scandal - A New Cheat
Love your channel Peter and anything that promotes the game is purely positive in my book. I notice I often get a bad result when the bot makes a different lead from the field on the exact same auction...maybe a related glitch?
"Playing Up" - An open letter to Jay Whipple
I LOVE playing against my peers as well. Unfortunately a bracketed RR format makes this impossible.
Adjusted Master Points
Yes, there is already a functional system in place. The ACBL just needs to adopt it.

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