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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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July 17, 2011
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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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Boston Jacoby.
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Insufficient Bid over a 2NT Opening Bid
Certain partners: a 1NT response shows 6-9 HCP. Me: what does a 2NT response show? CP: 11-12 HCP. Me: So what does responder do with 10 HCP? CP: Bemused look, and silence.
How should the director rule
I'm not sure I understand your logic, Barry. From West's view, how is 4 a signoff?
How should the director rule
Doing what you would do when you don't have UI, when you [I]do[/I] have UI, is not, IMO, acting ethically. When you have UI "you must carefully avoid taking advantage" of it (Law 73C). West has the UI that East thinks West has the majors. By repeatedly ...
Meaning of Double Jump Cue Bid
Hm. Seems like Roman Jump Overcalls would work there as well, Randy. Or do you need the single jumps for something else?
How should the director rule
Hm. If all of West's presumed peers say "I could not possibly be in that position" then it seems West has no peers, he's unique. What then?
Methods following an overcall after you have agreed a suit
Bop is short for "bebop". :-)
What Does This Bid Mean?
How should the director rule
A poll of West's peers might be convincing. What would you do over 3 and 4 if you were West?
How should the director rule
Score adjustment and procedural penalty. IMO North asking about the meaning of 3 is fine. Asking about 4 and 5 is certainly legal, though at each of those points if I were going to ask I'd ask about the entire auction. When should North summon the ...
What Does This Bid Mean?
Either 5 or 2. Absent discussion, I would assume 2. This is a sequence that practically screams for discussion.

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