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Brian Dellinger
Brian Dellinger
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 5, 2013
Last Seen
9 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
The first night of rubber bridge with my parents and grandparents where I finally got to play a few hands.
Bridge Accomplishments
Once played a few hands online with a BW poster (randomly was seated at their table) and I think I managed to not frustrate them to the point of booting me.
Favorite Conventions
Asking for an Undo
BBO Username
HeavyDluxe
ACBL Ranking
None
Copy of Bridge Winners Standard
2 over 1
Copy to my cards View/Print
Hasta la vista, visa?
If you think there won't be avenues for cheating via people utilizing tablets, I have real estate to sell you. :) FWIW, I agree that tablets offer some great benefits and I think that they're perfectly acceptable in lieu of handheld playing cards. I still disagree, though, with the ...
Hasta la vista, visa?
I'm a complete novice compared to most people here and lurk mainly to try to learn something along the way... But this post is doubly interesting to me as a technology advocate/worker and as a bridge fan. As other posters have highlighted, there is something completely different about ...
Hasta la vista, visa?
... and in the unique pressures that come from competing in that special environment.
Anyone else not thrilled with the "new" BBO
As an IT person, the thought of people still using a Flash-based app like BBO (particularly if they pay for BBO$) is a bit chilling. But, to each their own. I'll admit not being thrilled with some of the design decisions in the new app, but I think we ...
Anyone else not thrilled with the "new" BBO
You can do the same thing on the 'new' version... Just click a player's seat/name while kibitzing.
Bridge on TV . . . or actually streaming
Just as an interesting aside... I came across an article on Slate.com covering chess... In the article, there's this relevant quote: "There will always be a core of diehard chess fans, but, Magnus [Carlsen, the young Norwegian world champ] or no Magnus, the wider interest isn’t there ...
Bridge on TV . . . or actually streaming
The options for live-streaming or homebrew production/distribution are so amazing these days... It's really unbelievable what technology has brought to us. There are a number of Chess and Go players who stream lessons and games on Twitch and other platforms, while still others do some basic recording/editing ...
Hard, Boring Work & Sneaky Tricks
Thanks for the post, Hendrik. I've been trying to identify a regular partner online (again, I live in Far West Bumble, well away from any club that I could attend regularly). So far, those efforts have fallen through because of scheduling. Perhaps I'll just swallow my pride and ...
What books/software should my friend buy?
Yes, the yellow cover.
What books/software should my friend buy?
_Two Over One Game Force (Revised -Expanded)_ (Devyn Press, 1989) Hooray for Abebooks.com!
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