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David Thompson
David Thompson
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 20, 2011
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Amateur player.  NPC of Australian Open Team for 2019. Occasional BBO commentator. Please note that any comments, views and opinions expressed in my posts here are my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the various organisations with which I'm associated be that by way of employment, membership, office holder or volunteer.

Country
Australia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Beating Ish Del'Monte and my older brother in the final of the National Youth Teams in 1993.
Bridge Accomplishments
Won the 1993 Far East Youth Teams
Regular Bridge Partners
Jamie Thompson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Melbourne Cricket Club
Favorite Tournaments
NOT
BBO Username
mrdct
ACBL Ranking
None
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Soloway Fantasy Brackets
The Spector-Pellegrini result has now been cleared so the brackets are now open again.
What's the position, post-Boye Revelations?
The ACBL position is reported here: http://web2.acbl.org/discipline/CurrentlyUnderDisciplineList.pdf
ATB
Other (there always needs to be an "other" option in polls). I'd treat the South hand as a 3-card limit raise which would give North a clear 4 bid; but notwithstanding that I think North should still bid 4 opposite the simple raise. He's got a ...
ATP- Match Points
The actions of West and East are inexplicable; although East's failure to double is worse.
What's going on?
Forcing. Take-out.
Support redouble disaster and missing WC bulletins
Page 8: http://championships.worldbridge.org/wuhanwt19-files/bulletins/Bul_05.pdf Interestingly, this board together with another 28 IMPs from a slam swing and a game swing weren't enough for USA2 to win the match!
How should the director rule
From the looks of it, NS were given an adjusted score of +2300. The score-up would've been fun, "-1210 (sorry); win 14".
Colour Coded Playing Cards
The cards used in Wuhan have black, red, orange and grey. They are branded S.I.C. Playing Cards.
Claim including a revoke
The TD would just rule on this as a disputed claim. Sounds like the defence get the last three tricks.
Plea to BBO software developers
Tablet bidding is a complete no brainer. Basic Android tablets are completely fit for purpose, are cheaper than bidding boxes, are far less prone to cheating, take up less space and will facilitiate excellent data capture of alerts, explanations, tempo, etc.
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