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Matt Muir
Matt Muir
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Member Since
Aug. 7, 2015
Last Seen
July 21
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Matt Muir, ACBL since 1991, with a 20+ - year dormancy period.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making an ill-advised 7 Spades contract. Wish I could find that old hand record.
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Do you always use the stop card, even when the opponents are very unlikely to bid?
Directors love to talk about "zero tolerance", though much flouting of the rules is frequently tolerated. Perhaps directors need to be schooled on the meaning of the word "zero".
Do you always use the stop card, even when the opponents are very unlikely to bid?
John, Law 9.3: "3. When an irregularity has occurred, dummy may not draw attention to it during the play period but may do so after play of the hand is concluded. [i]Any player, however, including dummy, may attempt to prevent another player’s committing an irregularity[/i] (but ...
Do you always use the stop card, even when the opponents are very unlikely to bid?
I don't understand this concern about a ten-second delay. Typically, players are allowed 7 minutes to bid and play a hand. If the Stop Card is used three times in an auction (unusual, but possible), my calculator tells me that's 30 seconds. It also informs me that they ...
Do you always use the stop card, even when the opponents are very unlikely to bid?
"Not to get drawn into another senseless discussion but everyone would enjoy bridge more and more people would play if we threw away all the stop cards in every bidding box in the world." Yes, I've lost count of all the people I've met who've stopped playing ...
ATB
But why? What's the need for overtaking, when you can easily encourage with the 10?
The biggest insult
Yes, David, I also do that. Bloody wag, I am.
1!Dxx rule
Not too long ago, the opps passed out my 1XX. I made, like, 5 or 6 (I had 7 s; p had 3). Vul, it was like 2200. Grand slam the easy way! It was IMP scoring. Won the match for us. Opps learned a lesson.
Matt Muir's bidding problem: AT5 KQ4 AK5 T986
I know. I think we got lucky.
Matt Muir's bidding problem: AT5 KQ4 AK5 T986
W has: 7 J963 T862 Q432 E is blessed with: K632 T87 QJ973 7 So, N/S have a and a loser.
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