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Linda Trent
Linda Trent
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Basic Information

Member Since
Sept. 3, 2015
Last Seen
July 8
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Being appointed to the National Goodwill Committee. Having a defence against Versace written up in the Verona world championship book.
Bridge Accomplishments
10 years editing National Appeals Books with Rich Colker, Serving on Competition and Convention Committee as BOG oversight member, Fluent in Bridge Laws, Ability to conduct Discplinary Committees,
Regular Bridge Partners
Brian Trent, Tom Dressing, Yas Takeda
Favorite Tournaments
NABC+ events and World Championships
Favorite Conventions
Forcing Stayman, Hyper agressive weak 2's
BBO Username
never have and never will play on line
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Brian Trent
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Copy of Brian Trent - w/Tom Edits
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Linda + Yas
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Bad Disclosure (Pass the cheese, I already have the whine)
I think all Directors should have to re-certify at the very least every time a new edition of the Laws comes out. I would prefer re-certifying every 5 years.
13,000 Table Online ACBL Regional
@Ray Yes, you win the board. You would play 8 different pairs (two-session event) In a single session Swiss Teams we have no problem playing only 4 teams in a session.
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
I worked on National Appeals Casebooks with Rich Colker for 10 years. I attended dozens of hearings. For tempo cases when there was disagreement, we often had a bid box and put the bid out and asked the player to demonstrate how long the opponent had hesitated. The results were ...
13,000 Table Online ACBL Regional
@Art I don’t know why you said there are no “matches” when you say “pairings are based on current standings.” So - you had a winner and loser, the winner of the match gets points just like you do for every Swiss event. A Swiss Pairs (Barometer event - 1 set ...
13,000 Table Online ACBL Regional
Acbl has never bought into Swiss Pairs. I am on C&C and have gotten some buy in (over the last 3 years) to provide the scoring method in the new ACBL score.. I just don’t get it. I think Swiss Pairs will, like Swiss teams did, attract a ...
13,000 Table Online ACBL Regional
@Ray For the last few years I have made many times that the new ACBL score program have scoring for Swiss Pairs. I have gotten lukewarm reception from C&C. Sollie has given his word we will get it.
Richard Pavlicek Suould Be In The ACBL Hall Of Fame
Richard Pavlicek is the best ever. I have had a relationship with him for over 10 years as I used his Bridge Tutor program (I still have the floppy disk key) way back when. I then licensed his material and have been using it for years. Richard is a very ...
Cheating on BBO
Doesn’t VPN work around this?
No Open World Championships Until 2024?
I’m a lesser player that loves these World Events - Verona was my highlight - I fooled Versace while defending a cold 4S contract. He went down 2. The deal was written up in the World Championship Book. THAT is a big gold medal to me :-p
No Open World Championships Until 2024?
I’m probably the only person in the whole USA but I want to see some cricket!

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