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Rick Roeder
Rick Roeder
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 19, 2010
Last Seen
June 23
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Rick Roeder is an actuary and an author who has written a books on Rock & Roll  and College Football history.  

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Beating Up on Barry Crane
Bridge Accomplishments
Numerous Top 5, Top 10 National finishes
Regular Bridge Partners
Liliane Marquet, John Jones, Lynne Feldman,
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
sartorius – roeder
2 over 1 -- except competition
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2/1 except in comp
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GNT Format: Going Forward
Art, I agree with all your points but one. I like the idea of multiple flights (how many is certainly open to debate). Multiple flights should immediately eliminate any thought of handicapping. No ideal way to handicap in any event.
GNT Format: Going Forward
Hi Ellis, In a 3-team final, I, too, am opposed to having one team being excused after the results of only 30 boards. That is one reason why I think some percentage of carryover from previous day head-to-head is important. But, as I said before, I was just trying to ...
Avon always keeps it real!
GNT Format: Going Forward
I want to be clear. I am in NO way an advocate of 3-team final days. However, a District may have some reason, relatively unique to its District, to do so. One of the prime objectives of any format should be to maximize the incentive for "full effort." I view ...
GNT D. 22 GNT Fiasco. The official ruling
Not only did Mark not got any comment from a D22 member, explaining the D22 email, none of his teammates did either. Will not rehash my extreme disappointment in no member of our team getting proactive communication from either the tournament director or tournament organizer after the initial change in ...
GNT D. 22 GNT Fiasco. The official ruling
Ray's question is a good one: Why a 3-way at all? Of the 1,300 comments, there is one element that I did not bring forward or that nobody else has commented on: The one word answer to Ray's question: Masterpoints. All 3 teams get overall awards. In ...
GNT D. 22 GNT Fiasco. The official ruling
Are there any good historians of ACBL tournaments paying attention to this thread? I believe there is truth when I say that this was the first "stealth victory point" event held in ACBL history -- but if I am wrong, happy to be corrected.
GNT D. 22 GNT Fiasco. The official ruling
Actually, TWO members of the "second winning team" made posts in my initial thread and were encouraged to do so by yours truly
GNT D. 22 GNT Fiasco. The official ruling
Ira, you have always been a funny man! How did Houston go?
GNT D. 22 GNT Fiasco. The official ruling
Hi everybody, I have been quite silent on this thread. For good reason: On the previous thread, I said so much I felt like some Senate member conducting a filibuster. Initially, I thought I had said it all -- and then some. Upon reflection, I realize I have not. I am ...

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