In 1957, a big European pairs event was scored electronically and participants had a personal recap sheet handed the them at the end of every session.
I've heard a rumor that this will be replicated in America any decade now, but don't hold your breath.
JP: You think you have grounds for complaint? Haw! Try this one:
The Australian Bridge Federation made such a f-up of the carry-over for the 1998 Playoffs for the Australian team that they *cancelled the match and ordered a new Playoff*
See page 8 of this article for details:
Maybe it is real and unimportant.
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