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Ping Hu
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 16, 2011
Last Seen
5 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Learned to play bridge when I was in high school in China where no bridge books were available at that time. Took a long break from bridge after college due to work and family. Came back to play again since 2010.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Scored a 64% section top in my first NABC game (Red Ribbon) with a partner I never played before.
Favorite Tournaments
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Precision - GCC
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Basic 2/1 with Mike Ma
2 over 1
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Online Bridge Power ratings exclude morning games
Yes. This data is available. Some plots in my ACBL data study were generated from this type of data directly. The commongame also have this data saved. I checked the data from commongame at one point and it has the similar signature as ACBL data.
Online Bridge Power ratings exclude morning games
All, I checked with Jay. Since the club games were moved to BBO, my rating engine was not running since the old data format were not available. So there is a gap up until a week ago when Jay had chance to make the process working again. I guess Chris ...
Online Bridge Power ratings exclude morning games
Michael, The Commongame has both Chris's Power Rating and my Rating data. The commongame has used my rating engine since 2015. So anyone played in Commongame has a rating. It used both Power Rating and my rating to calculate Handicap. If you log into your account and see your ...
Online Bridge Power ratings exclude morning games
In my previous post (see link below) I has discussed an Elo rating for bridge. Last year I have used ACBL tournament data (thanks for support from ACBL) to run through this rating engine. The results were presented in two recent posts (see links ...
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
It might be good to come up with a list of requirement. Right now there is a group of software developers trying to create a bridge platform (see the thread below). I think this could be very helpful to know so they could be considered during design. ...
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
Michael: You were a chess player as well. Would it a better idea to design a bridge clock for online play that will have automatic delay (maybe adjustable) and also record the time each player/pair takes? It may also have a timer that could give warning if the play ...
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
BBO could make Confirm bid/card as default. Right now it is optional, you have to go into your profile to change it.
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
Without asking BBO to change their code, the best solution is to mandate the use to Confirm Bid option to slow it down.
Bridge Hackathon Crowdfunding - your help needed!
For optical card recognition program I found the following Youtube video very cool.
Fall National and all remaining 2020 Sectionals/Regionals Cancelled
Matthew, Thanks for your writing. In early discussion about COVID-19, I also voiced my displeaure that some people was not treated it as a serious healthy issue, but tried to make it a political issue. I grew up in China during Culture Revolution. During that time Mao had absolute authority ...

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