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Peter Boyd
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Member Since
March 22, 2011
Last Seen
4 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro

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ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
Copy of Robinson-Boyd
Std, 2/1
Copy to my cards View/Print
when is card considered played by declarer?
As noted above, Law 45.C.2 states: 2. Declarer is deemed to have played a card from his hand if it is: (a) held face up, touching or nearly touching the table; or (b) maintained in such a position as to indicate that it has been played. There is ...
ACBL Reorg Fails by One Vote.
Chris, Thanks for posting this, and the other election results.
Online NABC - Congrats to Phil Clayton
Congratulations, Phil. Will you be writing up your adventures?
18 bids in a row
Kit: Isn't 6NT a big underbid? 13 tricks if either minor runs. Singleton Spade is marked to be the King, in order to have enough strength for the initial positive response (with at most 5 HCP in the other three suits.)
Online entries for SF NABC?
Sam, check the date of the post you linked to....
Senior Conditions of Contest Approval VOTE
I would point out that most of the seeding weight that attached to performance in Senior events has been removed. There used to be , but are no longer, seeding points for performance in NABC senior events, like the Baze Senior KO, and the NABC senior Swiss.
Senior COC issues with fewer teams entering
Some options to consider (not necessarily my choices...) 1) Straight to KO if exactly 8 teams enter or if exactly 16 teams enter. (We already go straight to KO with 4 teams.) 2) Qualify 8 teams from the RR if exactly 9 teams enter. That's what we've done ...
The time has come: Senior USBC Seeding
Brief recap of the history of our bracketing method in the Senior Trials: At one point in the past, we gave RR ranking equal weight with Seeding-point ranking, when placing teams into the bracket. A later vote by the Senior Trials committee determined that not enough weight was being given ...
The time has come: Senior USBC Seeding
Correction, I think I have the USSBC lengths wrong, but the general idea holds.
The time has come: Senior USBC Seeding
Equating USSBC RR with World Championships RR ignores this factor: In the USSBC, the RR is 1.5 days, which is one fourth the total length of the subsequent KO phases. In the World Championships, the RR is 8 days, and is about the same length as the total length ...

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