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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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Member Since
May 4, 2015
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom

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the saint
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Prize money in bridge?
One might also argue they have a bigger incentive to cheat to gain the good results needed to get the best clients and salaries. Obviously not saying all pros cheat, but those that were revealed to have been doing so were one of the biggest established pairs and one that ...
A proposed mechanism for mitigating potential UI situations
The fourth option is that of an Imperial Stormtrooper directing a Bridge event on Tatooine having just been to the table where a ruling was requested against a Jedi and his young companion.
Suggestion for attracting younger players.
For those of you who don't know Ned - he knows a lot about getting people to play and having fun while doing it.
Suggestion for attracting younger players.
I agree it's a problem in not getting enough kids exposed in the first place. I'd love to be able to stick a couple of zeroes on the end of the numbers we do manage to engage. But I've seen so many initiatives where a good number ...
Suggestion for attracting younger players.
All these things are great as the first step - introducing people to the game in the first place. I've mucked about with Kida and it's great - up to a point. What do they do once Kida or whatever other initial temptation has exhausted its interest to them? There ...
Suggestion for attracting younger players.
The problem isn't getting kids interested in the first place. If you expose them to the game, most invariably love it. So be it F2F with cards or by an electronic game of some sort, all will be interested in it - initially at least. The big effort is required ...
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: 4 Q4 Q52 KJ98654
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Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: 4 Q4 Q52 KJ98654
Did North X or bid 4S?
Alan Shillitoe's bidding problem: 4 Q4 Q52 KJ98654
It was for me too. I passed and my man wandered a few off vulnerable in a 5-1 fit (5-2 break) with 5C pretty easy. Emily at the other table on the identical auction bid 4C and scored up the 14 IMP swing.
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