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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
Last Seen
12 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President 2008-2019,  board member since 1999

District President

Executive Editor, Diamond in the Ruff

Retired appellate attorney

My comments here are my personal, not official,  views.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Cheating on BBO
"Claims were made" in a social media post. That's proof enough for me.
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
Hank, do you suspect that honors are being passed between robot opponents? Doesn't the auction tell you where the honors should be? Wouldn't it be rather obvious if a robot opponent didn't have the honors indicated by its bids? Or just this just happen between passed hands?
Cheating on BBO
Is the questionable part that the opening lead was 5th from the leader's longest and strongest suit or that no other pair was declaring NT? If you were the only pair in NT, you can look at the traveler for the board and see all the auctions at all ...
Cheating on BBO
John, are you suggesting that someone would hire another player to play under their ACBL number on BBO?
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
Apparently my compliment provides evidence that I'm not particularly literate. The orientation of the quotation marks in her comment fooled me, so I didn't recognize it as a quote.
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
Original post/original poster.
Cheating on BBO
Huh? LHO opened 1NT and his partner bid a nonforcing 1NT? I assume there is a a typo.
Cheating on BBO
Gary, is your point that Chris is an effective advocate?
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
From his later comments, Hank is convinced BBO is programmed to teach sound bidding rather than truly randomizing deals.
Cheating on BBO
Robb, without asking you to name names, perhaps you can explain the confidentiality involved in the initial stages of the disciplinary process for those unfamiliar with it and when the outcome of the process becomes a public record.

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