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Marty Deneroff
Marty Deneroff
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4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
Best suggestion I've heard yet! But I can't imagine this actually being instituted. Alternatively, just hand out a substantial procedural penalty for each round played without two cards on the table. If this is draconian, it is no more so than cell phone penalties.
Reverses after 1NT response
Never said it is anything else. I am not an expert, and I don't think there is any standard for this, although it was taught to me by someone I consider an expert.
Reverses after 1NT response
3 would be a 3 card limit raise (10 to bad 12 hcp) while 4 is weaker - a constructive raise that is enough for game opposite a reverse
Poll on Psychs - 2
Not a psyche unless done intentionally. That doesn't count.
Combined Bergen Raises
We play that 3 of other major, 4, 4 are all splinters, and define these as having a maximum of three controls (A=2, K=1). Strongr hands bid Jacoby 2NT. We play that 3NT is a balanced 12-14 with exactly 2 card support for partner's major ...
The Death of 4-Session KO's
In NYC, we haven't had 2 day knockouts at our Regionals in ~ 8 years. They died from lack of interest. Every day there is a Bracketed RR Teams (with top bracket a Swiss open to all comers) an Open Pairs and a GR Pairs, plus most days a 1 ...
"Playing Up" - An open letter to Jay Whipple
I don't get all this discussion that claims 'The rules say there must be exactly 8 teams in each bracket'. This is obviously not true, as it will cause you to turn teams away 7/8 of the times because the brackets don't come out even. In fact ...
"Playing Up" - An open letter to Jay Whipple
Blaming the ACBL for this is incorrect. CoC for regionals are set by the District, not the ACBL. Just played in the NYC regional this past week. They have top bracket open to all and run as a Swiss if more than 8 teams. Same with the bottom bracket. All ...
Josh Mullins's bidding problem: K96 A AT9652 Q83
Doublers: What is your thinking? You know partner doesn't have enough to act, and that partner is most likely to bid 4 or 4 in response to double. Playing a 10 trick contract in a 4-3 fit and only 23 or so HCP between you doesn't ...
One Glaring Example of ACBL's Bloated Bureaucracy
The real problem, IMO, is not the size of the Bod so much as it is that they do not comprehend and accept the role of a BoD. Bod should only perform the tasks of hiring / firing of officers and setting of mission, not of running the organization. Curren BoD ...
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