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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
Last Seen
12 hours 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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ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Mike Passell did not use that word. Somebody did, in the Bulletin write-up, but we don't know where it came from.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
If one of EW said it I'd agree. If somebody made it up...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Heck, I've been known to disagree with [i]myself.[/i] :-)
If a player is forced to pass, does that mean that they accept an insufficient bid?
The director's mistake was telling your RHO that she could make any bid she liked. The director omitted the word "legal" before "bid". The law (36B2) does say that LHO must pass for the rest of the auction. Now RHO's bid complied with the director's instruction, but ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Welcome to the Internet. :-)
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
"It seems…" Do we know, or are we guessing?
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
There are specific regulations dealing with play behind screens. If those regulations don't make the change that you're suggesting, Kit, then what you're suggesting is not a requirement, and not doing what you suggest is not an infraction.
Experts playing against newcomers and director calls
A break in tempo is an irregularity, a departure from correct procedure. It is not an infraction.
A Recommendation for USA Bridge
It would seem that the board feels that a tournament schedule that allows them to play bridge when they should be working is more important than the work. :-(

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