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Robert Greene
Robert Greene
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Basic Information

Member Since
Sept. 20, 2016
Last Seen
10 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Putting together a knockout team specifically designed to be seeded 16th and playing on day 2.
Bridge Accomplishments
Junior master of the year for district 13. Won a regular club open game with Clare. Won a gold rush with Leslie. Won a 499er tournament game with Carole three times in one weekend.
Regular Bridge Partners
Bodacious Bridge Babes, Connie, Leslie.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Santa Barbara, Thousand Oaks.
Favorite Tournaments
Ventura regional. Lompoc sectional.
Favorite Conventions
Natural
BBO Username
robert2734
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
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Did The Blue Team Cheat?
Did everyone cheat back then? You know like bicycle racing. Were any national team clean?
Master Points for Foreign Players
Another place when experience points would be useful in in the mini McKinley races. There's a constant influx of foreigners who are experts or at least life master equivalent in their own country coming here with zero masterpoints and winning rookie of the year. Instead of a red white ...
Why do I need a convention card?
You can always call the director if you have any questions. If you call the director at the time of the break in tempo, he can look at a hand record while you play the hand. If you reserve your options, you likely won't need a score adjustment but ...
Why do I need a convention card?
Why are you talking to your opponent? Call the director and let him/her sort it out.
For the mathematically inclined and directors:
In general good pairs aren't slow. So if I penalize somebody for slow play they will come in last by a quarter board more then they were going to do before. Whether that's an incentive to keep up the pace is hard to say.
Why do I need a convention card?
There's a requirement to have two identically filled out convention cards. There's no requirement to play whatever you have scribbled on your card. I try to have a convention card when I play but I don't care which one. You are welcome to stare at it all ...
World Championship Humor
I got an average playing in a 3-2 fit. 1NT by partner, two clubs by me, pass. Four hearts and four spades are both down one so I got an average for seven tricks.
Hand for the Rueful Rabbit
This is a dynamic defense hand (Mike Lawrence). Mike knows his partner the openning leader can't have any points but must have an honour (the ten) for the fourth best lead.
What is 1NT - 3C(puppetish) - 3D - 4m?
That came up against me at the santa barbara sectional. Opponents were playing 4 shows both 4 card majors. I presume 4 would be gerber.
Is this (non) ruling correct?
A correct explanation of the opponents methods.
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