From today's bulletin (page 17):
Seeding in the Vanderbilt
The 2017 seeding for the Vanderbilt Knockout
Teams reflects changes made to the allocation of
seeding points. The Seeding Committee was tasked
with adjusting seeding for two completely unrelated
The first is “tainted” seeding points.
All seeding points won ...
I happened to run into a light-hearted article in the January 2006 issue of The Bridge World called "A Record-Setting Jinx". It had the same auction in a world championship setting. The author meant 5C as a splinter in support of diamonds and his partner thought it showed a long ...