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Gordon Rainsford
Gordon Rainsford
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Oct. 30, 2013
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Bridge Director
about me

I'm the Chief TD and Chief Executive of the EBU as well as an EBL & WBF Tournament Director, but my social media posts are usually my own opinions and don't necessarily reflect the official policy of either the EBU, the EBL or the WBF.

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United Kingdom

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What is Normal?
You should outside of North America. Trump is singular.
ACBL - Time to add new GLM Ranks?
"One idea might be World Grand Life Master" strikes me as inappropriate for the rank of a single zone.
I am still not sure about the correct procedure here
I suspect most people ignore your erroneous comments about this subject in the hope that eventually you will get bored and stop repeating them, but the evidence seems to be that you enjoy it just too much to give up.
I am still not sure about the correct procedure here
This is pretty much what was behind us adopting the approach we have in the EBU.
I am still not sure about the correct procedure here
Yes.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
Of course it's not much help if you are sandwiched between two such pairs!
The price of pessimism
Responding 1NT rather than 2D with that hand would be routine in most versions of Acol I've come across in the last 25 years. And as soon as opener has shown a five-card heart suit, you do have a fit.
The price of pessimism
Try constructing a hand with neither of those things. Unless you think you would respond 2D with 3244 when your diamonds are better than your clubs?
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
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What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
If I could understand what you are saying, I might be able to answer. According to your profile, you seem proud of your poor writing skills, but they don't aid constructive communication.
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