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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
Last Seen
54 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

Retired US Navy Officer. Know a little something about computers (was my secondary job in the Navy). ACBL Club director. Player. Systems: Mostly I play 2/1 these days, but I like Romex and Precision as well. Play mostly in clubs and local tournaments.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
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ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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BW 2/1: Final Conclusions
Probably "unpassed hand".
Official Version of New Convention Charts
The charts and the laws are two different things. Note that the [i]laws[/i] were the effort of a drafting committee formed under the [i]WBF[/i] laws committee. The laws are the same world wide. The WBF promulgated the laws outside the Western Hemisphere (where the ACBL holds ...
ACBL convention chart - Psyches
Rule 4 on the Open and Open+ charts is "*** A Natural 1NT opening bid that could contain fewer than 10 HCP" is prohibited. [i]Example[/i] 11 under Open/Open+ charts in the examples section is "[Rule Exception 2] It is legal to open a Quasi-natural 1D bid with xxxx ...
ACBL convention chart - Psyches
So are the rules different for "higher levels of bridge" than they are for clubs? Where's the cut-off? Where are the differences codified? Who decides?
ACBL convention chart - Psyches
It's not a definition. The definition is in the definitions part of the document, near the beginning, and comes from TFLB. It's an example, as all the items in the "definitions" part of the "examples" section of the document are examples of their respective definitions.
Opinion on a director's ruling.
Which rule says the director must award a PP for this offense?
Official Version of New Convention Charts
Randy, the new laws were approved by the BoD at the Toronto NABC in July of 2017 with an effective date of September 26, 2017. "Effective immediately" is BS.
Official Version of New Convention Charts
[i]My[/i] local club(s) won't choose [i]any[/i] of the new charts, just like they never chose any of the old ones. Instead, we will have to ask in advance if whatever agreement we wish to play will be allowed or, as has happened, be told ...
Official Version of New Convention Charts
If I remember earlier discussions correctly, it was said that it would be politically impractical, if not impossible, to get certain things removed. The objective was to get [i]something[/i] approved by the BoD.
Official Version of New Convention Charts
With the new charts, there will be no "GCC". Neither transfer responses nor Kaplan Inversion is permitted on the new Basic or Basic+ charts. Neither are prohibited on the new Open and Open+ charts.

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