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Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
Last Seen
56 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

Retired US Navy Officer. Know a little something about computers (was my secondary job in the Navy). ACBL Club director. Player. Systems: Mostly I play 2/1 these days, but I like Romex and Precision as well. Play mostly in clubs and local tournaments.

United States of America

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Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
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Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
"Bermuda has never been an NBO" I don't think that's correct. Until Bermuda asked to be switched from Zone 2 to Zone 5, it was listed on the WBF website as an NBO in Zone 2. It is currently listed as an NBO in Zone 5. As I ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
I wasn't entirely certain my memory was correct, so I checked your link. My memory is correct: Spock did not say the "logic clearly dictates" part of your quote. He said "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. Or the one." And he was still ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Speaking as a senior, I too think that's misguided.
Properly explaining a transfer accept
The way I learned it years ago, in the pass out seat 1NT shows about 11-14, X followed by 1NT shows 15-18, and 2NT shows 19-21, all balanced. Maybe I'm behind the times.
How would you rule?
It seems to me that when you call attention to an irregularity, the law says that the next thing that's supposed to happen is that the director is called. Not stating a line of play when claiming is an irregularity. When you ask a claimer to state his line ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Well, is the current distribution of 25 districts across three countries different to the original organization? The WBF constitution currently says that the NBOs in a zone are supposed to get together and form a new and separate "Zonal Council". How did ACBL get to be the ZA for Zone ...
Properly explaining a transfer accept
The other day, I opened 1 in first seat, it went P-P, and RHO bid 2NT. Pass from me, LHO bid 3, no announcement, RHO passed. I asked for an explanation. Turned out 2NT was unusual. When I allowed as how I'd never heard of anybody playing ...
Drop ins to the Blue Ribbons
Yeah. My point was that "nationals" in the 1920s were not ACBL functions. Since we're talking history, how did the ACBL end up an international organization? Those two that merged sound like they were strictly US organizations, at leas the latter one sure does.
Properly explaining a transfer accept
How do we decide that a side "might have hoped to recover through rectification"?
My Journey in Bridge
Ham and pineapple pizza isn't bad, compared to some I've had (octopus, anyone?)

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