I love the Grand National Teams (GNT) event. It probably has something to do with the fact that I have experienced a lot of success in the event. Between District 8 (Illinois without Chicago) and District 12 (Michigan), I have three district wins in flight C (non Life Master), two in flight B (0-2000 masterpoints)… Continue reading Irony, thy name is Bridge
We all know the story. Housing prices got way overheated and eventually had to come down. Unfortunately, not everyone realized that while it was happening. In fact, very few people realized that. Even fewer had the access to the financial instruments that would allow them to profit from the inevitable fall. “The Greatest Trade Ever”… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: “The Greatest Trade Ever” by Gregory Zuckerman
I saw a blog post on a book related web site that listed several posts about the ten most influential books in a person’s life. It seemed like a good idea, so I have borrowed the idea for here. The books are listed in the order they occured to me, which is probably a good… Continue reading The Ten Most Influential Books in My Life (so far)
A review of “Game Change”: Entertaining, but not very meaty.
Back posting from Reno. After a couple of days at a national, you enter a bit of a bubble. As I mentioned in a previous post, you have over 3,000 people confined to a single space where bridge is the one and only topic. All day long, anywhere you go in the hotel, including the… Continue reading Reno NABC – If this is the Open Swiss, then it must be Saturday
Day 1 of the Vanderbilt – The Vanderbilt started with 88 teams. In order to reduce the fields to exactly 64 teams for today, the format was that the top 2 seeds got a bye directly into the round of 64. The next five seeds played the lowest five seeds in head-to-head matches with the… Continue reading Reno NABC – Day 2
A post from Day 1 at the Reno NABC
A first post about why I am starting to blog