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Alvin Bluthman
Alvin Bluthman
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July 23, 2012
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Double of a splinter bid
Most of the splinters I've seen are raises of opener's suits. Here, we have a GF sequence in which opener is raising his partner's diamonds. Leader would normally lead a club. Perhaps it makes sense to ask for a spade lead. Possibly with AQxxx or the ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Steve: I quoted Flader's questions in the Bulletin. I do not know the extent to which he was personally involved in establishing the ACBL's procedure for a director to address issues under Law 16 (a) or in teaching the procedure to directors. Perhaps either he or another ACBL ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Jim: I claim 1730.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
1725 comments as I write this (of course, 1726). Is this a new world record? If so, will someone please call Guinness.
Double of a splinter bid
The suit below hearts is diamonds.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Ed: If you want the names of the directors on the review panel, they are in the quoted decision. Here they are: DIC: McKenzie Myers Review panel: Gary Zeiger, Matt Koltnow, David Metcalf, Kevin Perkins Note that a panel o directors reviwi9ng the work of their colleague is NOT the ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
There is no longer an appeals committee, merely a panel of directors, all of whose names are given in the initial posting. Further, you can't blame the directors for what appear s to most of us as an absurd or outrageous result (see Jim Fox's "perfect storm" posting ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Patrick: Thank you. But is this a LA when (the directors decide) there has been UI?
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Ed: The appeal to which Law 92A applies (at least in the ACBL) today is a review by a panel of directors of the work by one of their colleagues; there are no longer appeals to appeal committees in the ACBL. as to whether a director may consider evidence extraneous ...
Double of a splinter bid
Andy: The suit below clubs is spades. The lowest-ranking side suit in your example is diamonds. It is vital that partnerships agree on the terminology. I suggest that a do8ble of a splinter bid when the double is made by leader's partner asks fir the lead of the lowest-ranking ...
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