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Anthony Taglione
Anthony Taglione
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Something a lot of people seem to forget is that Bridge is meant to be fun.


Every hand an adventure, every bid a thrill!

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Declining the revoke penalty
There is no automatic penalty for revoking in dummy, so equity should be restored. Declarer gets all 13 tricks. 64C doesn't enter into this hand.
Declining the revoke penalty
We should also note that there is no automatic trick adjustment for a revoke in dummy. Law 64B3
Declining the revoke penalty
Agreed, if you're not going to enforce it, don't even mention it. Of course, having mentioned it, you find that the "pleasant ladies" are more than happy to gain two tricks that they threw away on trick one.
Hold on a minute
In case 2, I'd treat it the same as if South had accidentally seen the Q in East's hand and then blatantly announced to the table that East has the Q. UI to North, AI to West unless it's untrue, in which case MI, and ...
What is the right thing to do?
Nothing to think about... auction over. Your lead partner.
Ethical or not?
I remember once when partner came down to the last two cards, needing two tricks. There was AQ in dummy and her RHO was known to hold Kx. She led low from hand and played the Ace. The defender was so sure that partner was going to finesse that she ...
Depends on the partner; one of them prefers penalty doubles if opponents interfere over our 1NT.
Another claim problem
Declarer already stated his approximate line of play - "7 club tricks, 3 diamonds, 1 heart and 1 spade". Even though he only has six club tricks, I'd try to follow his line of play as closely as possible, taking tricks in that order. Any doubtful points are resolved in ...
Another claim problem
He'll struggle to manage 7 tricks from a 6-card suit in no-trumps.
ZAR points.
Do a Google search, Rohit. There are many references to Zar points and pdfs available, I've never looked for books on the topic. The WBF rules only consider Milton HCP, although many RAs also consider controls as part of hand evaluation.

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