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Jean-Pierre Rocafort
Jean-Pierre Rocafort
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Member Since
May 23, 2012
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11 hours ago
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Bridge Player
about me

French bridge player, coach and writer (newspapers, web-site, books); living in Toulouse, working in Meteo-France company, native from Catalonia, born in 1952.

Country
France

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
1996 French Teams 2nd; 2001 French Pairs Champion; 2014 French Senior Teams Champion; 2014 French Cup winner
Regular Bridge Partners
michel claret, jean-marie py, catherine barthe
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Montauban
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Director?
From the description, i infer it was in Netherlands. What did you complain for? Inadequate explanations? i don't think so and why didn't you simply give a look at their convention card? Otherwise, use of an illegal convention? Another thing?
play 7nt for life
The theme i intended to refer is "progressive discovery play"
play 7nt for life
When i saw it published as a problem, it was: AQ109.....K642 KJ104.....A5 10532.....AKQ A.........KQJ2 On the same theme and also a 100% line, there is also: K62......AQJ108 AQ53.....KJ 7632.....5 54.......AKQ86 6S by East. South who overcalled 5D, leads DK. North wins DA ...
Anti-Doping Violation by Geir Helgemo results in Team Zimmerman disqualification from Orlando Rosenblum Cup
I think TUE reads for therapeutic use exemption, it's AUT in french (autorisation d'utilisation à des fins thérapeutiques). it's the paper that a contestant must show before a control, when he has to take banned products for medical reasons, for example many asthmatic contestants in sports requiring ...
Anti-Doping Violation by Geir Helgemo results in Team Zimmerman disqualification from Orlando Rosenblum Cup
A possibility might be that (as mentioned in the report) the positive tests were covered by TUE.
play 7nt for life
It also appeared later, in a slightly modified form, in a french newspapers: Figaro august 1997. There was no indication of the original source.
Anti-Doping Violation by Geir Helgemo results in Team Zimmerman disqualification from Orlando Rosenblum Cup
Seen today in the french national sports newspapers: https://roquibridge.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/ama.jpeg
USA Today
Bad publicity? Not absolutely; somme readers will think: if bridge players are inclined to use doping products, maybe bridge is really a sport.
What are My Options
The director was wrong (did he read the book before giving his ruling?). If you didn't accept 5C, the premature replacement of 5S was automaticly in force (L27C). If director had been called just after the insufficient 5C, and you didn't accept it, he could have made any ...
A Bridge Problem (of Sorts)
The calculation (by Ted Muller) can be read at: http://tedmuller.us/Bridge/Esoterica/CountingBridgeAuctions.htm
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