I was up at six o'clock yesterday and twenty-two hours later I arrived in St Louis, only ninety minutes behind schedule. A long day but at least I was able to catch up on email waiting in Chicago.
Sam and Stephen have qualified for the final of the Lebhar IMP Pairs so we'll look for someone else to play with today and team up with them tomorrow in the one day Swiss.
Today is really about acclimatisation, getting used to the alerting system and explaining our methods concisely. We'll be tired this evening so we're just looking to enjoy the game.
The time difference is only five hours but sufficient to annoy Alex who will miss the rugby - I expect a quick dash back to hotel in the break!