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Ilan Wolff
Ilan Wolff
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Member Since
Jan. 15, 2017
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10 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
Country
United States of America

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BBO Username
ijwolff
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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A Very Amusing Board
If declarer is 4=4=3=2, it I do not see where 8 more tricks are coming from. Especially since partner must have a red suit honor.
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Debbie, it seems to me that most of the examples you cite have a penalty associated with them. If you take advantage of UI and the director is called, you may receive a worsw result on the board. Is there any penalty for whispering?
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Al, with all due respect, your understanding of Jewish law is very poor. I would be happy to discuss it with you, but not in this forum because I do not think it is relevant. That Orthodox Jewish bridge players will not play if forced to use electronics or write ...
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
As long as whispering is common, it seems strange to prohibit sabbath observant players from participating because they would have to do what many players are doing anyway. I agree that whispering isn't ideal, but I think that problem should be dealt with more broadly first. While the USBF ...
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Michael, you wrote: "I don’t know, but I’m guessing there are multiple, perhaps hundreds, of Orthodox Judaic interpretations of ‘everything’. Rabbis likely disagree on several (small) points. Perhaps there are no two people who have identical ideas of exactly what is and is not permissible." I can assure ...
Religious Restrictions and our Conditions of Contest
Hi Al, What is your basis for your claim that the recipients are giving up nothing and making no effort to find a workaround nor help research options?
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
Perhaps if the ACBL didn't squander a few million dollars, it wouldn't be expensive as heck. Certainly ACBL membership and NABC entry fees could be cheaper
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
Depending on what you mean by the game in iHouse, maybe. The bridge club meets in Stuart now, but there are actually approximately 10 people who live in Breckinridge, one of the houses within IHouse, and play socially on a regular basis. They see no reason to trek out to ...
What killed American Bridge--a Poll from the Year 2040.
For what it's worth, UChicago runs intramural spades, hearts and euchre leagues. They are simple enough that lots of people learn the game in order to participate. No intramural bridge. We have, however, had some success recruiting players from those other card games.
0-10K Mixed Swiss
Thanks Dave :)
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