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Georgiana Gates
Georgiana Gates
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Member Since
Feb. 6, 2011
Last Seen
April 6
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Bridge Player
about me

Retired from many years in the computer and oil business. Still trying to improve. 

United States of America

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Grand Life Master
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No Open World Championships Until 2024?
Frances asks: Who are these people? Who are the "many" who want to play in WBF events but don't get to play for their country? Well, I'm one of them. I'm American, and I paid my own way to the WBF tournaments in 1994, 2002, 2010,and ...
Commentators' tribute to Roland Friday 29 May
How do I hear it? I've gone to one of the Vugraph tables, and I've selected Voice. On the bottom of my screen, Voice is highlighted in yellow. In the upper right hand corner I see three lines: Voice Pelu Stop listening My Speaker/Headphone is set to ...
1993 Kansas City Spring NABC Appeals Committee Decisions now available online
This is one of the most unexpected postings that we've had in a while.
Record trump support; Partnership agreement
Gary makes a good point. We're using phrases from the days of plastic cards. Not just "picked up", but "you hold", as well.
Ethics re: opening 1NT with small singleton in quasi-ACBL competition
Many years ago I opened a 12-14 1NT with a 6430 hand (the six-card "suit" was all the same color). I had John's result, not Frances'.
Covid Screens
My club does not serve wine, but does have a selection of pastries. At my last session of face-to-face I wore a mask. It had the side effect of cutting down on my nibbling :)
Lynn Deas R.I.P.
Sorry to hear that. She was a frequent opponent of mine in women's teams, usually winning, of course. It's nice to know that she was elected to the HOF while still alive.
A story goes with it
That's the great advantage of playing online.
you can call me Al
There's an easier way to make a game - stop at the 3 level. Is it double-dummy for South to bid 3NT instead of 4?
Can AI help make better bidding decisions ?
"I am told that there were many quibbles when deciding on these specifications, you likely found one of them. I think bridge might select for people who tend to disagree with others." Perfect summary.
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