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BZ v Romania. Crack the Code...

Here is BZ's code:

Ace: Rubbing chin or underneath chin with hand.

King: Z: Rubbing nose or forehead with hand. B: scratch/touch top of head.

Queen: Scratch/touch chest around nipple area with hand. Either hand, either side of chest.

Jack: Scratch crotch.

Ten: Scratch side of face.

Nine: Finger to the neck? (This is alleged - probably not enough video to confirm so we have not been tracking)

Clubs: tap of right hand. Can be single or double tap. Fingers are on table. Hand is normally on table with knuckles under hand. Can be subtle movement.

Diamonds: tap of left hand. Can be single or double tap. Fingers are on table. For B, if his hand is close to the table edge, and he is holding his cards, this is diamonds, even if fist is rotated slightly. Hand is normally on table with knuckles under hand.

Hearts: tap of right fist. Fist rotated 90 degrees from the club signal. Hand is normally extended away from edge of table, knuckles pointed towards partner. Rotating the fist from flat to 90 degrees is also the signal. Sometimes making a cup shape with the fist instead of tap.

Spades: tap of left fist. Fist rotated 90 degrees from the diamond signal. Hand is normally extended away from edge of table, knuckles pointed towards partner. If B is holding his cards in his left hand, then a tap close to the table edge is diamonds, extending the fist away from the table edge is spades. Sometimes making a cup shape with the fist. Same signal as hearts but different hand. B normally holds his cards in his LH so can be slightly different.

Finger signals: These are used to show length (current count) in suits. Can be confusing when signal is made for an opponent and made around same time that opponent plays to suit.

Tapping thumb: Singleton? This is suspected but not enough data yet. If you see it, record it.

Writing on score pad after dummy hits: If you see this, please record it.

I have listed all boards against Romania from EBTC 2014.

For each board, please record the contract, lead, declarer, BZ's hands, and time-stamp what you see and if it matches the code.

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