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Lars Andersson
Lars Andersson
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Member Since
March 22, 2012
Last Seen
Sept. 20
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Pretty good!

Country
Sweden

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Championship silver medal with EvaLiss Göthe in first international championship. Outplaying Nickell with 48 imps in Lille. Reading Zias notes on me in Bermuda Bowl then winning with 72 imps over 14 boards (Martel-Stansby-Zia-Rosenberg). Partnering Hugh Ross with Sammy Kehela and Zia kibbitzing in Geneva 1990
Bridge Accomplishments
World, European and Scandinavian runnerup :( Manytime national Champion
Favorite Tournaments
European Championships
BBO Username
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Bermuda Bowl F6: FRANCE vs USA 2
" ... Including 5431s ..." The cc says NV: 9-12 (13-15 in 3rd sometimes less). I shudder to think what would happen to pairs from many other nations doing this.
Why are there round robins in the World Team Championships?
Are you saying NZ and Bulgaria got lucky? IMHO they outplayed their more famous opponents. Luckily a skewed Swiss did not stop the better team from winning and advancing!
Bowling Along 8 - Slip Sliding Away
I confess to understanding that joke. Wish I didn't.
Forgive and forget?
Omerta?
Why are there round robins in the World Team Championships?
Arguably the Germany team does not ever play bridge aiming for "normal" results. Their style is unorthodox.
Bermuda Bowl RR18: BULGARIA vs USA1
Some of the pairs being very accurate on defence are no longer playing. Other pairs have seen a significant decline in defensive capability the last 2 years or so.
Why are there round robins in the World Team Championships?
The battle in the BB is 3 teams for 8th. Egypt, Monaco or Australia. I root for the "Down Under"-squad. Italy not likely unless Bulgaria decides it is in their best interest to drop out of 4th. Neither US team will fight hard for 4th place. In the VC ...
Caplan upsets Strul - a tale from an underdog.
Regarding behaviour. It is possible that the more experencied pair having played a lot in the US have a more cynical view towards stuff as player memos, tempo breaks and information to opponents. The less experienced one coming also from a more protective bridge surrounding might interpret that a bit ...
Why are there round robins in the World Team Championships?
Excellent. Another point is the potential of making more nations competitive since they get to play a hard round robin against top teams. In a few years I hope Bangladesh will fight their way to the finals!
Open Lyon Discussion Thread
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmX2VzsB25s
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