Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Cribbage tournament brings nation's best players to Grand Rapids...

From Mlive.com:

Paul L. Newby II | The Grand Rapids Press

A full deck: David Aiken plays a game of cribbage with a fellow member of the Grand Rapids Square Peggers during their weekly meeting.

Ace cribbage players are sticklers for the rules, but the state’s mightiest wooden board warrior said all is fair in friendly banter.
While game code is sacred and “timber haulers” are despicable, that doesn’t stop experts from serving up a tall tales and trash talk.

These human calculators “love to drink, play cards and tell lies,” said Jeff Shimp, 70, of Grand Haven, who holds the imposing title of Life Master One Star in cribbage circles....

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