Scores 7Y31  MainChallenge


March 2003 Scores


Analyses by Richard Pavlicek

The “France Wins in Hammamet” bidding poll, also known as “Hamman Crewmen at Finis,” had 999 participants, and everyone scoring above average is listed here. Ties in the rankings are broken by the date and time of submission (earliest wins). At the end of this page is a “Bot’s Eye View,” which shows how various computer programs fared.

Top 100101201301401501Location RankingBot’s Eye View

Participation Stats
Number of participants999
Number of locations112
Highest score60
Median score46
Lowest score24
Average score45.27

Top 100 Places

RankScoreCCName123456
160UKenEspen Erichsen2 NTP2 NTP4 HC
258USilCharles Blair3 SP2 NT5 H4 HC
358AUEd Barnes2 NT4 C2 NT5 H4 HC
458TRTurgay Urla2 NTP2 NTP4 CC
558DEArend Bayer2 NTP2 NTP3 DB
657USnyWilliam Bascom3 SP2 NT5 H4 HB
757JPMark LaForge2 NTP3 NTP4 HC
857CAonGabriel Nita-Saguna2 NTP2 NT5 H4 HA
957USnvFred Gitelman2 NT4 C2 NT5 H4 HB
1057USscMichael Jinks2 NTP2 NTP3 HC
1157CAonGord MurrayP4 C2 NTP4 HC
1257USgaPeggy Hayslip2 NTP3 C5 H4 HC
1357PTManuel PauloP4 C2 NTP4 HC
1457FIErkki Malkamaki2 NTP2 NT6 H4 HC
1557CHGeoff Ostrin2 NTP2 NT5 H3 DB
1657ROFlorentin AxinteP4 C2 NTP4 HC
1756UKenDean Swallow3 SP2 NT6 H4 HC
1856ARRaul Martino3 SP3 C5 H4 HC
1956UKenRobert Teesdale4 SP2 NTP4 HC
2056USflHoward Miller2 NTP2 NT5 H4 CB
2156SETommy Jansson2 NT4 C2 NTP3 DA
2256AUSartaj Hans2 NTP3 NT5 H4 HC
2356INNeelotpal Sahai2 NTP3 C5 H4 HB
2456DEMichael KammermeierPP3 CP4 HC
2556USflBijoy Anand3 SP2 NTP4 HF
2656USflMabel Pavlicek2 NTP3 C5 H3 DC
2755NLRonald Brantsma2 NT4 C3 C5 H3 DC
2855USnjLeonard Helfgott2 NT4 C2 NT5 H3 HC
2955NLBas Lodder2 NTP3 NT5 H4 HB
3055FRDavid Harari2 NT4 C2 NT5 H3 HC
3155SITomaz Butina3 NTP2 NTP4 HC
3255USwvRobert Maier4 SP2 NTP3 DC
3355UKenCameron Small2 NTP2 NT6 C4 HC
3455USmaFrench Wall3 SP3 NTP4 HB
3555USorJames Weider3 SP2 NT5 H3 HC
3655NLRik ter VeenPP2 NT6 H4 HC
3755USmaVincent Harackiewicz2 NTP2 NT6 H4 CC
3855INS.T. Arasu2 NTP3 CP4 HF
3955CAonMihai Valcu2 NT4 NT2 NT6 H4 HC
4055USilDarina Demirev2 NT4 NT3 C5 H4 HC
4155PLPiotr Iks2 NTP3 C5 H4 CC
4255USmeRosemarie Goodwin3 S4 NT2 NT5 H4 HB
4355SELars-G Larsson4 SP2 NT5 H4 HC
4455PLJacek Zwolinski2 NTP3 NT5 H3 DC
4555USnyJay Levy3 S4 C2 NTP4 HF
4655USmaTim Francis-Wright2 NT4 C3 NT5 H4 HC
4755UScaRich Pavlicek4 SP2 NT5 H4 HC
4854DEZuzana Herrmann2 NT4 NT2 NTP3 DF
4954IECiaran Coyne2 NTP3 NT5 H4 CC
5054PTJo Le3 S4 NT2 NT6 H4 HC
5154TWHung-Ching Chiu2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CC
5254NLRonnie de Champs4 SP2 NT5 H3 DC
5354HULaszlo Sztrapkovics2 NT4 NT2 NT5 H3 HC
5454USmiRobert Katz2 NTP2 D5 H4 HC
5554USnyBill Daly3 NT4 C2 NTP4 HC
5654FRGilles Queran2 NTP3 C6 H3 DC
5754FIJoakim FabritiusPP3 NTP3 DC
5854USinTim DeLaney2 NT4 C2 NT6 C4 HC
5954TRGuven Dalkilic2 NTP2 NT6 C3 DC
6054UScaAl Goldspiel3 S4 NT2 NTP4 HF
6154PTJorge Goncalves4 SP2 NT5 H3 DC
6254RULeonid Ulanovsky2 NT4 NT3 NT5 H4 HC
6354USilJames HudsonP4 C3 NTP4 HC
6454DEJulius Linde2 NTP3 C5 H4 HF
6554USnyTom Barry3 NTP2 NT5 H4 HC
6654USnyKevin BathurstP4 C3 C5 H4 HC
6754BEGilles Piret2 NT4 C3 NT5 H3 DC
6854ILAlex Dov3 SP3 NT5 H3 DC
6954PLKazik Drozdz4 S4 C2 NTP3 DC
7054NLMieneke Vliegenthart2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CC
7154UKenRoger Morton3 SP3 NTP4 HA
7254AUBill MaddockPP3 C5 H4 HB
7354SEChrister Andersson2 NT4 C2 DP4 HC
7454CAonMalcolm Ewashkiw3 S4 NT2 NT6 H4 HC
7554USncToby Weinstein2 NTP2 NT6 H4 HF
7654SECarsten Kofoed2 NT4 C3 C5 H4 CC
7754USmtLenze Walker3 SP3 NT5 H4 HB
7854DEMichael Botzet2 NT4 NT2 NT5 H4 CB
7954CHAziza Rusconi2 NT4 C2 NT6 H3 DB
8053UKenJohn Reardon4 S4 C2 NT5 H4 HB
8153AUPeter Gill3 SP2 NT6 C4 HB
8253USneAshish AgarwalP4 NT2 NT5 H3 DB
8353CAonDaniel Korbel2 NT4 C3 NTP4 HF
8453FRAndrei Varlan2 NTP2 NT6 C4 CC
8553TRUfuk Cotuk4 SP2 NT6 H4 HC
8653USpaSteve WhiteP4 C2 NTP3 HB
8753ITNicola Farina2 NTP3 CP3 CC
8853PLWojtek Siwiec2 NT4 C2 NT6 C3 DC
8953UKenNeil Prebble2 NTP2 NT6 C3 DB
9053USriMichael JoycePP2 NT5 H3 HB
9153NLYke Smit2 NTP3 C5 H4 CA
9253AULeigh Gold2 NTP3 C5 H3 HB
9353USakDave JacksonP4 NT2 NT5 H4 CC
9453TRNukhet UrgunluPP3 C5 H4 CC
9553PTJose EgrejaP4 NT2 NT5 H4 CC
9653USilScott Merritt3 SP3 C6 H4 HB
9753UStxEric Goff4 SP2 NTP3 DA
9853CAonKeith Balcombe3 S4 C3 CP3 HC
9953AUCaroline Miller3 SP2 D5 H4 HC
10053ZABernard Donde3 SP3 C5 H3 HC

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Places 101-200

RankScoreCCName123456
10153USmdRex SettlePP3 CP3 HC
10253UStxAlbert Sekac3 SP3 C5 H3 HC
10353UKenJim GrantPP2 NT6 C4 HC
10453UKenPaul Huggins2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CB
10553USflScott Keiling3 SP3 C5 H4 HF
10653UKenDave Maeer4 SP3 C5 H4 HC
10753DEUwe GebhardtPP3 C6 H4 HC
10853NOMagnus Skaar2 NTP2 NT5 NT4 HC
10953TRTolga YuretPP2 NT6 H3 DB
11053SEAdam Folke2 NT4 C3 NTP3 DA
11153USilKaren WalkerPP2 NT5 H3 HB
11253INVenkatesh Ramaratnam2 NT4 S2 NTP3 DB
11353NZJohn Luoni2 NT4 NT2 NT5 H3 HB
11453NLPiet Dekker3 S4 C2 NT5 H3 HB
11553NLJoc KoelmanPP3 NT5 H4 HB
11653UScaJim Saunders2 NTP3 NT5 H4 CB
11753HUImre Csiszar3 S4 C3 NT5 H3 DC
11852DERainer Herrmann3 S4 NT2 NTP3 HA
11952NLRosalind Hengeveld2 NTP3 C5 H4 CF
12052UKenFiske WarrenPP3 CP3 HB
12152USutJunyi ZhuPP2 NT5 H3 CC
12252TRSenih Inal2 NTP3 C5 H3 CC
12352UScaJeff GoldsmithPP2 NT6 H3 HC
12452CAabLucas Karpiuk4 SP2 NT5 H4 HF
12552USwaMichael DodsonPP2 NTP3 HF
12652CApqPeter Schwartz4 SP2 NT5 H4 HF
12752NLJacco HopP4 NT3 NT5 H4 HC
12852AURon Lel3 SP3 C5 H3 HB
12952UScaAndrew Gumperz2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CA
13052CAonDavid Lindop2 NT4 NT2 NT6 H3 HC
13152AUCathy Reed3 SP3 NT6 H4 HB
13252NOPetter Tondel2 NT4 C3 C6 H4 HA
13352USmoGlenn SmithPP3 C5 H4 HF
13452INKalyan Lahiri3 NTP2 NT5 H4 CC
13552ILSteve RogersPP3 CP3 DF
13652UStxKevin PodsiadlikP4 C2 NTP3 CC
13752USmdJoe Botkin2 NTP2 NT6 H4 CF
13852USscHugh Brown4 SP2 NT6 H4 HB
13952UKMarcus Chiloarnus3 S4 C3 NT5 H3 DB
14052HUBernadette MagyarP4 C2 NT6 H4 CC
14152SEDaniel Auby4 SP3 C5 H3 DC
14252DEChristian Glubrecht4 SP2 NT5 H3 HC
14352USkyPaul HightowerP4 C3 NT5 H4 HB
14452USpaEd ShapiroP4 C3 C5 H4 CC
14552DEJoerg Wensch2 NTP2 NT6 C3 HC
14652EEAllar PadariPP2 NT6 C3 DC
14752ARGeorge StewartPP3 NT6 H4 HC
14852UScaRonald Kow2 NTP2 NT6 H4 CF
14952FRJean-Christophe Clement3 S4 C2 NT5 H3 HA
15052USalBen Wheeler3 SP3 C5 H3 DF
15152EEHannes Nirk2 NTP2 SP3 DC
15252UKenJulian Wightwick2 NT4 C2 D5 H3 DC
15352ITGiovanni Guglielmone2 NTP3 C5 H3 HA
15452ROVladimir Kiss2 NT4 C3 NT5 H3 HC
15552USmaFrank MorganPP2 NT5 H3 CC
15652CZZdenek Roubal2 NT4 C2 NT5 H3 CB
15752CAbcDale StewartP4 C3 C5 H4 CC
15852USmtBruce CookPP3 C5 H3 HC
15952NLMartin BootsmaPP2 NT6 H4 HF
16052CAonTom Dawson4 SP2 NT5 H3 HC
16152TRCengiz Oncu4 SP3 CP4 CC
16251USnyBarry Rigal2 NT4 NT3 C5 H3 HB
16351UKenNeil MorgensternP4 C2 NT5 H3 HA
16451RSZoran Radojcic3 NTP2 NT5 H3 HC
16551FIJussi Tamminen2 NT4 C2 NT5 NT3 DC
16651ITFranco Galleni2 NTP2 NT6 C3 HB
16751UKenGareth Birdsall4 S4 C3 NT5 H4 HC
16851CAonJohn CunninghamP4 NT2 NTP3 HA
16951DEGerben Dirksen2 NT4 NT2 NT5 NT4 HC
17051SIEgon Novak3 SP3 C5 H4 CF
17151SELeif Lundberg4 SP2 NT6 H3 DB
17251USmaDonald MacMillanPP3 NT5 H4 CB
17351UScaSandy BarnesP4 C2 NT5 H3 CC
17451UKenMary Stanley3 SP3 C5 H3 CC
17551UKenRoger Courtney3 NTP2 NT5 H4 CB
17651UKenRobin Zigmond2 NT5 C2 NT6 H4 HC
17751UKscTim McKay3 NTP3 C5 H3 DC
17851USflLen RubinPP2 NT5 H3 CB
17951CHKemal MutluPP2 NT6 C4 HA
18051NZJohn Kruiniger4 SP3 C5 H3 DB
18151CZPavel Pekny3 SP3 C5 H3 CC
18251USazSherryl Buchler2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CF
18351TWHang Chang3 NTP3 C5 H4 HB
18451CApqJim NewmanP4 C3 NTP4 HF
18551UScaRob Millar2 NT4 C3 NTP3 CC
18651FRAlbert Ohana3 CP2 NTP4 HB
18751USmaBruce TedfordP4 C2 NT6 C4 HB
18851NOKristian KjorstadP4 C3 NTP3 HC
18951NZMohinder Sachdev2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CF
19051USnjPaul Shula3 S4 C3 C5 H3 HB
19151USilRain Lan2 NTP3 NT6 H4 CB
19251UScaRoger BoyarPP3 C6 C4 HC
19351UKenDavid Morran4 S4 C3 NTP3 DC
19451NLThijs VeugenP4 C2 NT6 H4 CB
19551CAbcMike Hargreaves4 S4 NT2 NT5 H4 CC
19651CAonDale Freeman2 NTP2 D5 H3 HC
19751CAbcSandy McIlwain2 NT4 NT3 NT6 H3 DC
19851USflWilliam SlepinP4 C3 NT6 H4 HC
19951USakMichael Schmahl3 S4 NT2 DP4 HB
20051AUMike DoeckeP4 C3 C6 H3 DC

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Places 201-300

RankScoreCCName123456
20151SEPetter Bengtsson2 NT4 C3 C5 H3 CC
20251UScaYumiko Reynolds2 NTP2 NT5 H3 CF
20351UKenMichael Clark3 SP2 NT6 H3 CC
20451NLDale Rudrum3 CP2 NTP3 DC
20551USvaPrahalad RajkumarPP2 NT6 C4 HA
20651RSGoran Ocokoljic4 S4 C2 NT5 H3 HC
20751CAonPaul Janicki3 CP2 NT5 H4 HC
20851FITero KoivuPP2 NT6 C3 DB
20951ZAWayne Chu2 NTP2 NTD4 HC
21051ESRaimon Tatxe3 S4 C3 NT6 H4 HB
21151PTMario BebianoPP2 NT6 H3 DF
21251PLAndrzej Krakowiak3 NTP2 NT5 H4 HF
21351RUEugene MarchenkoPP2 D5 H3 DC
21451PLJacek Masiarek4 S4 C2 NTP3 DF
21551USmdNadyne ChearyPP3 C6 H4 CC
21651AUJudy JessopPP2 NT5 H3 CB
21751USmaJ. Michael Andresen3 SP3 C6 H4 HF
21851NLGabriel SmitPP3 NT5 H4 HF
21951USinDoug AveryP4 C2 NT6 H4 CB
22050UKenGordon Rainsford2 NTP3 C6 C3 HC
22150USwaJosh SinnettPP2 NT5 NT4 HB
22250UScaLen VishnevskyPP2 D5 H3 DB
22350USnyGerald Cohen3 S4 NT2 D5 H4 HB
22450FRChristian OstermanP4 C2 NT6 H3 DF
22550CAonSusan Korbel2 NT4 C3 NT6 H4 HF
22650USnyDennis Kaye3 NTP2 NT5 H3 DF
22750UScaMark Freundel3 SP2 NT6 C3 DF
22850CAabDaniel Bertrand2 NT4 C2 NT5 H3 CF
22950PTManuel Oliveira2 NTP2 NT6 C3 CC
23050USohLaura OwensPP3 C6 H4 HF
23150UScaMarvin French3 S4 C2 NT6 C3 HC
23250USnjVish ViswanathanP4 NT3 C5 H4 CB
23350UStxRobert Sparks3 S4 NT2 D5 H4 HB
23450AUJack Bana2 NT4 NT2 NT6 H3 CC
23550SEOla Persson2 NT4 C3 C5 H3 CB
23650SISimon Pirjevec3 NTP2 NT5 H3 DF
23750INPinaki Khan2 NTP3 C6 H4 CF
23850NLFrank van Wezel3 SP3 NT6 H3 HC
23950USnyGerry WildenbergPP3 NT6 C4 HC
24050USmaSusan Pappas4 S4 C3 C5 H4 CC
24150UKenCharlotte Vine3 S4 NT2 NT5 H3 HF
24250USiaBob McCurdy4 S4 C2 NT5 H3 DF
24350USilBob Fash4 SP3 C6 H4 HB
24450USpaBertrand Kushner2 NTP3 NT5 H3 CB
24550NZJustus Rozemond4 SP3 C6 H4 HB
24650DKTorben Paving3 SP3 NT6 H4 CB
24750NLMartijn Schoonderwoerd3 SP3 NT5 H4 CF
24850USinDavid Boxley4 SP3 C6 H4 HB
24950SECalle Naucler2 NT4 C3 C6 C4 CC
25050FRThibault Wolf3 C4 C2 NT5 H4 HC
25150UScaLisa Evans3 NT4 C3 C5 H4 HB
25250ZAPetra Mansell2 NT4 C3 NT5 H3 CC
25350NLBas RozemondPP3 C6 C4 HB
25450BESven NeirynckP4 NT3 NT5 H4 HA
25550CZSefik Filipovic3 SP2 NT6 H3 CB
25650CApeJudy ReillyPP3 C6 H4 CB
25750USdcJonathan Siegel3 S4 C3 C6 H4 CB
25850UScaDoug Dragos2 NT4 C2 NT6 C3 DF
25950INKesavan Subramanian2 NTP2 NTD4 HB
26050HUTopi Topi4 SP2 NT6 C3 DC
26150UKenJohn Haslegrave2 NT4 NT2 D5 H3 DB
26250UScaDoug Burke2 NT4 C2 NT5 NT4 CC
26350USMark RillingP4 C2 NT5 H3 CB
26450HUGyorgy Ormay2 NT4 C3 C5 H3 HF
26550USdcRon ZuckerPP2 NT6 C4 HF
26650UStxJack LacyPP3 C6 H3 HC
26750SIMilan Ranc3 SP2 D5 H4 HF
26850TRYavuz Ovacik4 SP3 C5 H4 CB
26950USnyKaren ManfieldPP3 C6 H3 HC
27050THTim Bolshaw3 NT4 C3 NT5 H4 HC
27150USflAlyce Satsky3 NTP2 NT6 H3 DB
27250NLJan TimmerPP2 NT6 C3 HC
27350FRJean-Claude Duong3 S4 C3 C6 H3 HC
27450UKenAlan Wilson3 S4 NT3 NT6 H4 HB
27550AUNicoleta Giura3 SP2 DP3 DF
27650BEEric Baes2 NT4 NT2 NT5 NT3 DC
27750CAonPieter Geerkens4 SP2 NT6 H4 HF
27850ZAGundi Fritzsche2 NT4 C2 NT6 C3 DF
27949CAonRobert DefreyneP6 C2 NT5 H4 HC
28049USilBruce ScottPP2 NT5 H3 CF
28149UScaPaul Nelson2 NTP2 NT6 C3 HF
28249JPKatsuko Kawakubo3 NTP3 NT6 H4 HC
28349AUKen Dalley3 S6 C2 NT5 H4 HB
28449UKniRobin Burns2 NT4 NT3 NT6 H4 CB
28549USmdTibor RobertsPP3 C5 H3 CB
28649EGAndrew de Sosa2 NT4 C2 DP3 CC
28749AUBill Jacobs2 NT4 NT2 NT6 C3 HB
28849SGJinzhou LooPP3 NT6 C4 HB
28949GRToklis Alam2 NT4 NT3 NT6 C3 DC
29049UStxJeff FordPP2 NT5 H3 SB
29149USorAdam Saroyan4 S4 C3 C6 H3 DC
29249EGMohamed Abdallah3 SP3 NT5 H3 CB
29349USohStan Dub2 NTP2 D6 H4 HF
29449USnjMani Gupta3 S4 NT3 NT6 C4 HC
29549UScoDavid Caprera3 NTP3 C5 H4 HF
29649USilDon LusskyPP2 D6 H4 HB
29749USvaLarry KahnP4 NT2 NT5 H3 HF
29849UKenToby Kenney3 NTP3 NT5 H3 DB
29949USilDavid WetzelP4 C3 CP3 CB
30049AUBob Geyer3 NTP3 C6 H4 HB

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Places 301-400

RankScoreCCName123456
30149DEMatthias Schueller2 NT4 C2 NT5 NT4 HF
30249TWRoy TsaiP4 C3 NT6 H4 HA
30349PTAugusto LopesPP2 NT5 H3 CF
30449UStxVic Sowers3 S4 NT2 NT6 C4 HF
30549USilMark Ganzer3 S4 NT3 NT6 C4 HC
30649UKwaJulian Pottage3 S4 C2 D5 H4 CB
30749NZRichard Horne3 SP2 NT5 NT3 HC
30849UScaAlvin Farber2 NTP3 NT6 H4 CF
30949UScaCharles Thompson4 S4 C2 NT5 H4 CF
31049PTInes CunhaP6 C2 NT5 H4 HC
31149UKenIan Payn3 NTP3 NT6 H4 HC
31249CAnsBryson Crowell2 NT4 C3 NT5 H3 HF
31349CAonDavid Grainger2 NT4 C2 NT5 NT4 CB
31449NLPeggy Kruidenier4 SP3 C6 H3 DB
31549UScaRoger CloughPP2 NT6 H3 HF
31649UScaEddie Grove3 NTP3 NTP3 HC
31749UKenDom Goodwin3 S4 C2 D6 H4 HB
31849USflTerri FauciPP2 NT5 H3 CF
31949CAonChuck ArthurPP2 NTD4 HC
32049ROCatalin Lazar3 C4 C2 NT5 H3 DC
32149CAonVince OddyP4 NT3 C6 C4 HC
32249USflArthur Hoffman2 NTP3 C5 H3 CF
32349FRMichel MayeurPP2 D5 H3 HC
32449USalDonna Dahl3 SP3 C6 H4 CF
32549USalCarol NewellP4 C3 C5 H4 CF
32649USflFlory Shaio2 NTP2 NT6 H3 CF
32749DEMichael PaulyPP3 C6 H3 DF
32849USLiam McEdenPP3 NTP3 HF
32949USdeBob Zorn2 NTP2 NT5 NT3 DF
33049USmaCharles Altman2 NT4 C3 C6 C4 CB
33149CLConstantino Sifaqui2 NT4 C3 C6 H4 CF
33249PLSlawek Cwiek3 NT4 NT2 NT5 H4 HF
33349USflBonnie LamkinPP2 NT5 H3 CF
33449INRamkumar VaidyanathanPP3 C5 H3 CB
33549ZAGeorge Rahr3 NTP3 C6 H3 DC
33649UKenFrances Hinden3 C4 C2 NT5 H3 DC
33749GRAngelo Giokaris2 NT4 C2 NT6 C3 CC
33849USazPaul Glick4 S4 C3 C5 H4 CB
33949UScaMadonna Henderson3 S4 C2 NT6 C3 DF
34049USflPaul Kendall3 S4 NT2 NT6 H4 CF
34149USvaDarwin AfdahlPP3 NT6 C4 HB
34249AUDavid WiltshireP4 C3 C6 C4 HB
34349BGLudmil Mirov4 S4 NT3 C5 H4 CC
34449PLTomasz KrysztofiakPP3 C6 H4 CA
34549FRTristan Dupas2 NTP2 D6 C3 DC
34648USilGeorge Klemic4 SP3 NT6 C4 HC
34748HKSing LamPP3 C6 H3 CC
34848UScaEdward WangP4 C3 C6 C3 DB
34948SERoger Karlsson3 SP2 NT6 C3 CB
35048NLErik StofferP4 C2 NT6 C3 DF
35148UKenTeymur Tahseen2 NT4 NT2 S5 H3 DB
35248HKPeter YuPP2 NT6 C4 CF
35348PTRui Marques4 SP2 DP3 DA
35448USflRod Kerr3 S4 NT2 NT5 H3 CF
35548NLRoelof van Lopik2 NT6 C3 C5 H4 HB
35648USazNed Kohler3 S4 NT3 NT6 H4 HF
35748CNQing Ye3 SP3 NT6 C4 CB
35848CAonDavid KurtzP4 NT3 C6 H4 CB
35948USazMax JohnsonPP3 C6 C4 HF
36048USazTom SchlangenP4 C2 D5 H3 HC
36148UKscNigel Guthrie4 SP2 NT6 C4 HF
36248FRRoland Gagliano2 NT4 C2 D5 H3 CC
36348ITMichele ScopellitiP4 NT3 NT6 H3 DB
36448HRAljosa Cakic3 NT4 C2 NT6 C3 DC
36548LVMaris Raugulis3 S4 C2 S5 H3 DB
36648USinJanet Jauch4 SP2 NT5 H3 SC
36748UScaJeff Tang3 NT4 C3 NTP3 DA
36848USiaWilliam Campbell3 S5 C3 CP4 CB
36948USflDavid Tyler2 NT4 NT2 NT6 C4 CF
37048UKenCoral WigginsP4 S2 NT5 H3 DF
37148CAonSheila McDonald4 S4 C3 NT6 H4 HB
37248AUDavid Stern4 SP3 C6 H4 HF
37348USnySaleh Fetouh3 S4 C2 NT6 C4 CF
37448UScaMichael KaplanPP2 NT5 NT4 CB
37548ILBrian Zietman3 S5 C3 C6 H4 HC
37648PTGoncalo Madeira Rodrigues3 CP2 NT6 H3 DC
37748USpaMatt LahutPP2 NT6 C4 CF
37848UScaDan ScarolaP4 C3 NT6 H4 HF
37948UScoRobert JohnsonPP2 NT6 C4 CF
38048PLRoman Kujaczynski3 S4 NT2 NT6 C3 DF
38148USilNikolay Demirev2 NT4 NT2 NT5 NT3 DA
38248PELily Pinto-BazurcoP4 NT3 C5 H4 CF
38348USorDarius JacksonPP3 C6 H4 CF
38448ROHoria Garbea2 NT4 S3 NT6 H3 DC
38548HRZoran BohacekPP3 NT6 C4 CC
38648BEGraham Southgate3 S5 C2 NT5 H3 DF
38748CAskFrank Roberts4 SP3 C6 H4 HF
38848USmdJerrold MillerPP3 NT5 H3 HF
38948FIRiku Erkkila3 S5 C3 C5 H3 DB
39048USnyMaxwell BentleyPP2 NT6 C3 CC
39148ZABryan Strydom3 SP2 S6 H3 DC
39248ESMargaret SpaargarenP4 C3 NT6 H4 CB
39348USncTim Hemphill4 S4 C3 C6 H3 DB
39448CAbcSamuel Krikler3 S5 C2 NT5 H3 DF
39548USmaBob Boudreau2 NT4 NT2 NT6 C4 CF
39648ESMercedes EizmendiPP2 NT5 NT4 HF
39748UScaPhil Clayton3 S4 C3 NT5 H3 HF
39848INSivakumar Salem2 NT4 S3 NT5 H4 HF
39948USflSharon Horton2 NTP3 NT6 H3 CB
40048RUAlex Perlin2 NT4 C2 NT6 H3 CF

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Places 401-500

RankScoreCCName123456
40148USvaChris Maclauchlan3 S4 NT3 C5 H3 CB
40248JPTong Xu3 CP2 NT5 H4 HF
40347DKLars Moller Sorensen3 NTP2 S5 H4 HC
40447FRGillian PatyP4 S2 NT6 C3 DC
40547UKenAnthony Golding3 NTP2 NT6 C3 HC
40647UScaTysen StreibP4 NT2 NT5 H3 CF
40747USwaRandy Corn2 NT4 NT3 NT6 C4 HF
40847CAonJeff Mayhew4 S4 NT3 NT5 H3 HC
40947TRErcan Kuru4 SP3 C6 C3 DB
41047USnyRobert Lipton2 NTP3 NT6 C4 CF
41147SEGunnar Andersson3 NTP2 NT6 H3 CC
41247UScaAlan Holmes2 NT4 C3 C5 NT4 HF
41347USmaMurat AzizogluPP2 D6 C3 DC
41447USnjJonathan BrillPP2 NT6 H3 CF
41547FRPatrick Flodrops4 S4 NT3 C6 H4 CC
41647UScaJohn Hardy2 NTP3 C5 H4 CE
41747NLJoop Simmelink3 SP2 NTD3 HC
41847UScaLori Spaeth3 S5 C2 NT6 H4 HF
41947UScaRena Farber3 NTP3 NT6 H4 CC
42047UStxWayne Rauschuber4 S4 NT3 NT5 H4 HF
42147TRBurak Bitlis4 S4 C3 C6 H4 CB
42247UScaRuthanne WilliamsPP2 NT6 C3 HF
42347TROsman OzcanPP3 C6 C4 CA
42447DKJens Sorensen3 C4 NT3 C5 H4 HC
42547AUJohn Keim3 NT4 C2 NT5 H3 CB
42647SEJohan Nilsson4 SP2 S5 H4 HB
42747UScaRon JacksierP4 NT3 C5 H3 CB
42847USdeBarry Gibson2 NTP3 NT5 NT4 CB
42947ITAntonio de Gregorio3 CP3 C6 H4 HC
43047UScaTim Prince3 SP2 S5 H3 HB
43147USdcBill Bingham3 CP2 NT6 H4 CC
43247USscRajan Iyer2 NT4 C3 NT6 C3 DF
43347USflBarbara TatePP2 NT6 H3 CF
43447UScaBarbara Reichman2 NT6 C2 NT6 H4 CC
43547UStxColeen PalmerPP2 NT6 H3 CF
43647PTJorgez PedrazPP2 S6 H3 DC
43747CAonMike Cafferata3 S4 C3 C6 H3 HF
43847USwiKjetil Hildal3 C4 C3 NTP3 DC
43947NOSjur Boe3 CP3 C5 H3 DB
44047UKenIan Coombs3 NTP3 C6 C3 DC
44147DEAndre Marx2 NT4 C3 C5 NT3 HC
44247UKenEdward Levy4 S4 C3 C6 H4 HF
44347DKPeter Skafte4 S4 C3 C6 C3 DC
44447UScaSteve MagerP4 C3 C6 C4 HF
44547USflRuthie FrankPP2 NT5 H4 CE
44647USflGene Solomon4 S4 C2 NT6 H3 CC
44747TRKamil Karaali2 NTP2 NT6 C3 CF
44847NOKay Strand3 SP3 NT6 H3 CB
44947SITolja OracPP3 NT6 C4 CB
45047USflMarilyn Lewis3 NTP3 C5 H4 CF
45147NLArno EversdijkP4 NT3 C5 H3 CB
45247INArindam Ray4 S4 NT2 NT5 NT4 HC
45347BGEmil Ivanov4 S4 S3 C5 H3 DC
45447NLToon Rooijakkers3 S4 NT3 C6 C4 HF
45547UKenIvan Viehoff3 NT4 NT3 C6 H3 DC
45647UScaStu Goodgold2 NT4 C2 D6 H3 DF
45746USmeTim Goodwin2 NTP2 C6 H4 CC
45846PLDarek Kardas3 C4 C3 C5 H4 CC
45946UStxBrian Baresch3 SP3 NT5 NT4 CB
46046NLGerrit de Ruiter4 SP2 D6 C4 HC
46146USpaJohn PolicellaP4 C3 NT6 H3 CC
46246CAbcRoss Lam3 NT4 C3 C6 H4 HF
46346ROMircea PetrescuP4 S2 NT5 H3 CB
46446USinBrian Ross2 NTP3 NT6 C3 HF
46546DERoland Voigt4 S4 NT3 NTP3 CC
46646NLKaren de Leeuw3 NTP3 C5 H3 CB
46746HRDean Pokorny3 NTP2 D5 H3 DA
46846GRParis Georgoudis3 NTP2 NT6 H3 CB
46946USncJim Masson3 NTP2 NT6 H3 HF
47046USwiBill McFall2 NT6 C3 C5 H3 HC
47146USctJim BrennanP4 C3 C5 H3 CF
47246CABill TurnbullPP3 C6 H3 SC
47346AUKeith Barrie3 S4 C3 C6 C3 CC
47446AUCharles Page2 NT4 C3 C6 C3 CB
47546SIJanko Mijoc3 S4 NT2 D6 C4 HB
47646SEJohnny Johansson2 NT4 C2 S6 C4 HB
47746USgaLarry Giltman4 SP2 S6 H4 HC
47846USpaGerry Jaffe3 S5 C3 NT6 H4 HB
47946CAnsJim SotvedtP4 NT3 NT5 H3 CB
48046USmoJonathan GoldbergPP3 NT5 H3 CF
48146UScaMilton SpinnerPP3 NT6 H3 HF
48246USmdLei GuP4 C2 NT6 C3 CB
48346USpaDottie AbelP4 NT2 D5 H3 HB
48446USmnAndy Caranicas3 S4 S3 C6 H4 CB
48546CAonPaul Hardy4 SP3 C6 H3 CC
48646SGRoddy Kok3 NTP3 C6 C3 DB
48746CApqGabriel GilbertP5 C3 C5 H4 HF
48846UKenJames Sheppard2 NT4 NT2 D6 C3 DB
48946USpaStephen Hamilton4 S4 C3 NT6 H4 CB
49046IDEdi NugrohoP4 C3 C5 H3 CF
49146UKenJames Mates3 CP3 C6 H3 DC
49246USflFlorence Rosenthal2 NT5 C3 NT6 H3 DB
49346USpaJanet Stine3 NTP3 NT6 H4 CB
49446CAnsGerald Murphy2 NT4 NT3 NT6 C3 HB
49546USilDavid Shelton2 NT4 S2 NT5 H3 CF
49646AUGaye Marks4 S4 NT2 S5 H4 HC
49746FIJuha Tamminen2 NT4 C3 C6 C3 CB
49846USflRichard Hunter3 NTP2 NT5 H3 CF
49946UScaWilliam MaxedonPP3 NT6 C3 HB
50046USflCarol DickmanP5 C2 NT5 H3 CC

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All Others Above Average

RankScoreCCName123456
50146CAonSigitas KerasPP2 D5 H3 HF
50246USmaPamela Miller4 S4 NT3 C6 H3 HC
50346UStxRichard Higgins4 S4 NT2 DP4 HF
50446UKenRichard Morse3 S4 NT3 C6 H3 CB
50546USnjDirk EnthovenPP2 NTD4 HF
50646CAnsElianor Kennie2 NT4 NT2 D5 H3 HF
50746CAonJack Shinehoft3 S4 NT3 C6 H3 CB
50846FRPatrick MailletPP2 D6 C4 HA
50946ROFrancisc Lascu2 NT4 C3 CD4 CC
51046CApqKen McCaughey2 NT4 NT3 C6 C3 CC
51146UScaClark Millikan3 CP3 C5 H3 HC
51246TRCinar Kologlu3 CP3 C5 H3 HC
51346ITFelice CupaneP4 C3 NT6 C3 HC
51446USmdJohn GlynnPP3 NT5 NT3 DB
51546AUHeather Scott2 NT5 C3 C5 H3 CC
51646ISTryggvi Bjarnason4 S4 NT2 DP4 HF
51746UScaKevin Costello3 S4 NT2 NT6 H3 SB
51846USflRobert Markley4 SP3 C6 H4 CF
51946AUPeter TallP4 NT3 C6 H3 CC

Names with accented or non-English letters have been converted to an English representation with a 26-letter alphabet. Many people use erratic capitalization, so I determine proper case by algorithm; if this does not correctly display your name, please advise and I will add it to the exception list. If you wish to contact someone whose name you see listed (such as a lost friend) give me permission to send your address to that person, then he or she can contact you. I will not give out e-mail addresses (these are private and go nowhere from me).

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Location Ranking

This table lists all the participating locations, ranked by the average score of their entries. The “Best” column shows the best finish (by rank) of any player in that location. Locations with less than five entries are ineligible for the top ranking and grouped separately.

RankAverageBestCCLocationEntries
150.0053HUHungary6
249.0031SISlovenia7
348.80182USazArizona5
448.755DEGermany20
548.5330FRFrance17
648.00113NZNew Zealand7
747.752USilIllinois20
847.60150USalAlabama5
947.5221SESweden23
1047.424TRTurkey19
1147.3858USinIndiana8
1247.3641PLPoland14
1347.1116RORomania9
1447.091UKenEngland55
1547.0327NLNetherlands40
1646.86108NONorway7
1746.7697UStxTexas17
1846.706USnyNew York23
1946.533AUAustralia36
2046.0014FIFinland10
2146.0015CHSwitzerland6
2245.9087ITItaly10
2345.83246DKDenmark6
2445.67126CApqQuebec6
2545.6034USmaMassachusetts20
2645.588CAonOntario43
2745.5035USorOregon6
2845.3947UScaCalifornia76
2945.38101USmdMaryland13
3045.2054USmiMichigan5
3145.20210ESSpain5
3244.8012USgaGeorgia5
3344.80364HRCroatia5
3444.7128USnjNew Jersey14
3544.2313PTPortugal31
3644.17100ZASouth Africa12
3744.0967BEBelgium11
3844.00125USwaWashington10
3943.9623INIndia27
4043.7175USncNorth Carolina7
4143.7186USpaPennsylvania14
4243.54157CAbcBritish Columbia13
4343.4351TWTaiwan7
4443.22263USUnited States9
4543.1720USflFlorida58
4642.80347HKHong Kong5
4742.30312CAnsNova Scotia10
4842.27177UKscScotland11
4942.17295UScoColorado6
5042.00230USohOhio8
5141.83471USctConnecticut6
5241.64205USvaVirginia11
5341.40124CAabAlberta10
5441.33365LVLatvia6
5541.13343BGBulgaria15
5641.1168ILIsrael9
5740.50288SGSingapore8
5839.10490IDIndonesia10

RankAverageBestCCLocationEntries
5955.0032USwvWest Virginia1
6053.0077USmtMontana2
6153.0082USneNebraska1
6253.0090USriRhode Island1
6352.0093USakAlaska2
6452.00121USutUtah1
6551.337JPJapan3
6651.009USnvNevada2
6751.0062RURussia3
6851.00164RSSerbia2
6950.5042USmeMaine2
7050.2510USscSouth Carolina4
7150.00270THThailand1
7249.00257USdcWashington DC3
7349.00284UKniNorthern Ireland1
7449.00286EGEgypt2
7548.50156CZCzech Republic4
7648.00146EEEstonia3
7748.00329USdeDelaware2
7847.50256CApePrince Edward Island2
7947.25289GRGreece4
8047.00331CLChile2
8146.7518ARArgentina4
8246.67143USkyKentucky3
8346.50438USwiWisconsin2
8446.2549IEIreland4
8545.00571BYBelarus1
8644.67242USiaIowa3
8744.50139UKUnited Kingdom2
8844.00306UKwaWales3
8944.00472CACanada2
9044.00596BRBrazil1
9144.00604UStnTennessee1
9244.00606USksKansas1
9344.00632LTLithuania1
9443.00133USmoMissouri3
9542.50357CNChina4
9642.50382PEPeru2
9742.00516ISIceland3
9840.75484USmnMinnesota4
9940.75610ATAustria4
10040.00575ASAmerican Samoa2
10140.00789USmsMississippi1
10240.00796CAnbNew Brunswick1
10339.00387CAskSaskatchewan4
10439.00659USarArkansas2
10539.00830PKPakistan1
10637.67802USokOklahoma3
10737.00893CDCongo (Dem Republic)1
10836.00842CAmbManitoba2
10936.00907CYCyprus1
11035.00929COColombia1
11135.00930USnmNew Mexico1
11233.00958USnhNew Hampshire1

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Bot’s Eye View

I posed these bidding problems to some of the well-known bridge computer programs, and the results are tabulated below. (These results are not included in the “number of participants” shown above, nor in the calculation of the median or average score.) Most of the programs had different skill settings (thinking time), and this was set to the highest level. The scores and rankings, based on six specific problems, are not necessarily indicative of each program’s overall capability.

Congratulations to Blue Chip Bridge, which kept up its fine bidding record with an outstanding 54. Not too far behind was Bridge Buff with 52. Two other bots — GIB and Micro Bridge — managed to beat the average human score.

Problem 4 was the most interesting, as two of the bots (GIB and Bridge Baron) found the correct forcing pass. I was curious whether this was really a clever maneuver or just blind luck, so I followed it up. The GIB North jumped to 6 D (reasonable) and South bid 6 H as intended all along. Would North bid seven? No, it passed after some deliberation — still, a good show. The Bridge Baron North chose to double 5 C (a strange view with 1=4=7=1 shape) and South passed to defend 5 C doubled — not such a good show.

The bots behaved fairly well this month, going off the charts only twice: Bridge Baron with 1 NT on Problem 3, and Q-Plus Bridge with 5 S on Problem 4. Perhaps it was just my lack of imagination not to include these calls. For scoring purposes, errant choices get the same award as the lowest listed choice.

March 2003 Rankings
RankScoreCCProgram version123456
154UKBlue Chip Bridge 4.0.52 NTP3 C5 H3 HC
252CABridge Buff 8.03 NTP2 NT6 H4 HC
348USGIB 6.1.34 S4 NT3 CP3 HB
447JPMicro Bridge 9.013 S6 C3 NT5 H4 HC
545NLJack 2.03 SP3 NTD3 DB
642DEQ-plus Bridge 7.12 NT4 C2 S5 S3 DC
737USBridge Baron 11.0PP1 NTP2 NTF
88USHAL 90003 C6 C2 CD2 SD

Bots Tested (alphabetical)
ProgramAuthor/Creator
Blue Chip BridgeIan Trackman and Mike Whittaker
Bridge BaronTom Throop and Stephen Smith
Bridge BuffDoug Bennion
GIBMatthew Ginsberg
HALSomeone with a warped mind
JackHans Kuijf
Micro BridgeTomio and Yumiko Uchida
Q-plus BridgeHans Leber

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© 2003 Richard Pavlicek