i doubt if more than a couple have been in the pit with him, smart $$$ says none
although i don't agree of some of his antics that i've seen in person and on the internet i understand it's part of his, and many others, game
fade it or stay on the rail
how bout an invite 8+- player mini tourny for final spot
Double elim race to 9 until final
Final race to 5 (winner bracket winner must lose twice)
i'd invite: Kieth M, Dechaine, Chohan, Roberts, Oscar, Styer, ?, ?.
Could be interesting & fun
The improvement in your ability to communicate via the written word is remarkable, it's also something most middle aged people wouldn't be motivated to undertake.....at the rate your improving Hemingway (in his prime) couldn't give you the 8 in short order
You should be proud.