A 'play' or 'bidding' comparison.
Large Regional IMP KO.
You're in a tag-team where you and Eric are interchangeable with two top 'regional pro' winners.
You can choose either --
1) they bid the hands, then you and Eric play and defend.
2) You and Eric bid ...
Switch-hitting. For a 60 board Regional knockout final you must choose between -
a) You sit in for the bidding
but a strong Regional level player will play the hands you’d declare.
b) You sit out for the bidding but then you play the hands they’d declare.
It can't be resolved universally, it's personal. There are those who will lend a ski to a competitor who lost theirs, affecting the result. There are those who won't. Some will take advantage of the accidental sighting of an opponent's Q, some won't.
Personal views ...
The situations aren't related.
Soccer situation is black-white : either you are short exactly 1 full player or you are not, there is never any disagreement that you are down a player. No official is needed to decide 'Yep, you are a player short."
Bridge has several situations with a ...
Thanks for doing the Well, Brad. Could you share some other aspects of your approach system agreements. You mentioned you preference for natural overall and being vulnerability sensitive but what about sub-areas such as : In close decisions - "prefer to give less info to opponents" or "lean toward not having too ...
The argument goes the other way. Because it's not in the Laws, opprobrium or contempt IS the enforcement mechanism in any human endeavor and bridge is not unique or even unusual in that respect.
Hmmm... the "it's not in the Laws" reminds me of the scene from "A ...