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Gordon Rainsford
Gordon Rainsford
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Member Since
Oct. 30, 2013
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

I'm the Chief TD and Chief Executive of the EBU as well as an EBL & WBF Tournament Director, but my social media posts are usually my own opinions and don't necessarily reflect the official policy of either the EBU, the EBL or the WBF.

United Kingdom

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What is the correct call?
Sounds likely that SQ was intended.
Gordon Rainsford's bidding problem: KJ542 A87 AT5 QJ
Thanks all for your votes and responses, and especially to those of you who replied to a follow up question. This was for a ruling, to determine whether or not Pass was a logical alternative, and, notwithstanding the majority in favour of bidding 4NT and the certainty of most of ...
Thanks to Jay Whipple
The officers of the board of the EBU are elected for three-year periods and may (often do) serve for six years.
Corrected score?
Obvious really, but I think I was confused by its similarity to WTF!
Corrected score?
Opening pass out of turn when pard is the first to bid
Yes, you are allowed to bid 1NT. #2-C
NABC Appeals Casebooks for Providence, Orlando & Kansas City with commentary are now available
They do, but this is a potentially misleading description of it. The single reviewer's role is to ensure that the correct processes were followed, the correct law applied and sufficient appropriate players were polled. Reviewers may consult others in doing this, so it's not just a case of ...
Forcing or not
10 opposite 4 would not be completely unexpected for the NS bidding.
Trick 1 Pause, Platinum Pairs
The point of the simulation was to consider what can be done when there is not a clear, law-based remedy that accords with our sense of what is fair, for something that has occurred. If Law 65A did require the card to be quitted immediately, there would have been no ...
Forcing or not
5C or Pass.

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