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by Joe Andrews
Thu Sep 23, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Editorial - Luck In Spades / Tourney Formats
Replies: 49
Views: 9451

Editorial - Luck In Spades / Tourney Formats

Hi! I have observed some of the posts in this Forum about the Luck of the deal in the game of Spades, as well as "live" Tournament Formats. I wrote a column (2002) in the MSN Gaming Zone about this very topic. Let's start with the luck factor. Because Spades is a "fresh deal" game, you are often at ...
by Joe Andrews
Thu Sep 23, 2004 12:38 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: The 2004 World Series of Spades
Replies: 5
Views: 1198

More Detailed Information

Who is Mark and Erin ? THEY ARE CASES' LADDER LEAGUE PLAYERS Who is Cindy and Dan ? THEY ARE CASES' LADDER LEAGUE PLAYERS Where do they play ? YAHOO Who went from HW ? THE REGISTRATION FORMS DID NOT SPECIFY WHICH SITE PLAYERS HAD AN AFFILIATION. Where did they (HW) place ? SAME AS PREVIOUS ANSWER. -...
by Joe Andrews
Thu Sep 23, 2004 6:39 am
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Grand Prix Nationals - Chicago, IL Sept. 2004
Replies: 0
Views: 1063

Grand Prix Nationals - Chicago, IL Sept. 2004

THE WORLD SERIES OF SPADES - CHICAGO, IL - Sept 17 - 19, 2004 Hosted by Ray Schabell (Arlington, IL) Assisted by Lucky Lang. A full field of 50 Teams participated in the 6th Annual National Finals. All players received a Grand Prix T-Shirt, a copy of my Spades book - "The Complete Win At Spades ", S...
by Joe Andrews
Wed Sep 22, 2004 8:06 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Back from Grand Prix
Replies: 18
Views: 3828

Grand Prix - Response to Wildfire

Hello Wildfire - This is Joe Andrews. I am most curious as to why you posted your comments about the EUCHRE event in the SPADES forum; however, I will try to address your issues: ( My answers are in Italics and CAPS .) We will start with your first comment.... I was at the Grand Prix also. I did not...
by Joe Andrews
Wed Sep 22, 2004 2:11 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: The 2004 World Series of Spades
Replies: 5
Views: 1198

World Series of Spades

Hi!

I just got back from the event,

Cheers!

- Joe

By the way, the winners are from Cases' Ladder Leagues.

Have a great day!!

- J
by Joe Andrews
Wed Sep 22, 2004 1:58 pm
Forum: Hardwood Euchre
Topic: The World Series of Euchre
Replies: 2
Views: 943

The World Series of Euchre

The World Series of Euchre - Chicago, Il. Sept 17- 19, 2004 Preliminary Report More than one hundred enthusiastic Euchre devotees came to Chicago to participate in the annual World Series of Euchre! All players received a Grand Prix T-Shirt, A copy of my newest card book - "The Complete Win At Euchr...
by Joe Andrews
Wed Sep 22, 2004 1:39 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: The 2004 World Series of Spades
Replies: 5
Views: 1198

The 2004 World Series of Spades

THE WORLD SERIES OF SPADES - CHICAGO, IL - Sept 17 - 19, 2004 Hosted by Ray Schabell (Arlington, IL) Assisted by Lucky Lang. Many of the best "Spaders" in the country assembled in Chicago for the 2004 WorldSeries of Spades. All players received a Grand Prix T-Shirt, A copy of my Spades book - "The C...
by Joe Andrews
Wed Sep 22, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Hardwood Hearts
Topic: 2004 World Series of Hearts
Replies: 0
Views: 1153

2004 World Series of Hearts

THE WORLD SERIES OF HEARTS - CHICAGO, IL SEPT. 17-19, 2004 All players received a Grand Prix T-Shirt, A copy of my Hearts book - "The Complete Win At Hearts ", Silvercreek Software (150), and decks of cards. There was a pre - tourney reception with an open bar for everyone! In addition, more than $ ...
by Joe Andrews
Sat Aug 28, 2004 5:59 am
Forum: Hardwood Hearts
Topic: The Future of Hearts
Replies: 4
Views: 1662

The Future of Hearts

The Classic Game of Hearts - Remember how great? Hearts is one of the original card games, with roots that go back to the 1750's (when it was called Reverse`) It was wildly popular, especially on college campuses, and in the military, during the 1960's and 70's. My original Hearts book (1983) sold m...
by Joe Andrews
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:38 am
Forum: Hardwood Hearts
Topic: 2004 Grand Prix World Series of Hearts
Replies: 1
Views: 716

2004 Grand Prix World Series of Hearts

Hi! I want to thank everyone at Silvercreek who has helped to promote the Grand Prix Nationals. (Chicago, Sept. 17-19) This will be a fantastic Tournament. My first card game book was "Win At Hearts" (1983), and I have always enjoyed this game! Special kudos to the guides and hosts who held qualifyi...
by Joe Andrews
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:33 am
Forum: Hardwood Euchre
Topic: 2004 Grand Prix World Series of Euchre
Replies: 7
Views: 2021

2004 Grand Prix World Series of Euchre

Hi! I want to thank everyone at Silvercreek who has helped to promote the Grand Prix Nationals. (Chicago, Sept. 17-19) Seventy Euchre players have already registered, and this will be a fantastic Tournament.. Special kudos to the guides and hosts who held qualifying events.. Gray Goose - you are a d...
by Joe Andrews
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:27 am
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Grand Prix World Series of Spades
Replies: 7
Views: 1280

Grand Prix World Series of Spades

Hi! I want to thank everyone at Silvercreek who has helped to promote the Grand Prix Nationals. (Chicago, Sept. 17-19) 32 Spades Teams have already registered, and this will be a fantastic Tournament.. Special kudos to the guides and hosts who held qualifying events.. And a "tip of the hat" to Jonas...
by Joe Andrews
Fri Apr 16, 2004 9:55 pm
Forum: Hardwood Euchre
Topic: Win At Euchre - Submit an Article
Replies: 0
Views: 1661

Win At Euchre - Submit an Article

YOUR CHANCE TO GET PUBLISHED!! Hello everyone! My name is Joe Andrews , and I am the Grand Prix Director. I am also the author of several books about card games and Music. "Win At Euchre" is the fourth of my card game books, and will be completed in a month. This book will feature a Chapter about In...
by Joe Andrews
Mon Apr 12, 2004 10:03 pm
Forum: Hardwood Euchre
Topic: The 2004 Grand Prix National Finals
Replies: 23
Views: 4764

Music Triva II

The only Herb Alpert song to reach # 1 on the Charts was
"Rise" (1980).

New question -

What was the only song in the history of the
Billboard Charts to reach # 1 during two separate years?
(1960 and 1962)
by Joe Andrews
Sun Apr 11, 2004 10:58 am
Forum: Hardwood Hearts
Topic: The 2004 Grand Prix national Finals
Replies: 5
Views: 1525

Grand Prix Nationals

Hi Duffer (and all of my friends) The Hotel for the GP Nationals (Sept. 17-19) is The Chicago Oak Brook Hills Resort More info will be posted on the GP Site.. And yes, Duffer, The "Blue Man Group" idea is great! And those who have been to previous GP events know just how much fun the Nationals reall...