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Ovunc Yilmaz
Ovunc Yilmaz
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 14, 2013
Last Seen
Jan. 19
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

PhD student at the University of South Carolina..

Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame starting July 2017..

Part-time bridge player..

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
A win against Mahaffey team in Spingold 2013
Bridge Accomplishments
Winner of Collegiate 2012, Carolina Masters 2012
Favorite Tournaments
Vanderbilt, Spingold
Favorite Conventions
Gazilli, Eisus
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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How Low Can You Go?
Board 6: it probably went 2s p p 3h most of the tables..
College Spirit
I have several notes in my mind: (1) I don't think that bridge should be advertised as a fun activity. Yes, it is a fun activity, but it is also a quite serious mind game. If you keep the "fun" part in front of the "mind game" dimension, you ...
College Spirit
We need good bridge teachers to be successful in the long run. And unfortunately we don't have that many people who can teach the "good bridge" right now. Therefore, a lot of current efforts just add new people to the game, but most of these new folks will quit ...
Number of qualifiers in the Transnational teams event
3-day Swiss + KO is not good for 100+ teams regardless of the numnber of KO teams.
Frank Lin's bidding problem: A76 98 KT853 Q97
Yea he showed an opening hand with hearts and clubs.
Frank Lin's bidding problem: A76 98 KT853 Q97
Can you write a potential hand North bids 2nt over 2d X?
Frank Lin's bidding problem: A76 98 KT853 Q97
Leaving the pass card to the table and sitting comfy in my chair..
Is there something better than BBO?
So many people have advanced robots now. I think when you play at times that so many people play at the same time, there is a memory related problem for running defensive simulations and robot acts lazy(!).
A Taste of Junior Bridge: The White House Finals 2017
It is not EBL-only - US, Australia and a few South Americda and Far Eastern countries played in it before.
Improving the Seeding Process
Thanks Brian - the way you used looks fair, but it would be nice to put a note about this on the document (at least for the future events), because current version misrepresents what you do:)

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