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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
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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

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Boston Jacoby.
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Mindful revoke
Yes. Unclear. I would say yes, but I can see an argument for no. You can ask for a director to get clarification on what the laws say about playing it out. You'd have to make it clear to him that you are interested in that question, else he ...
Insufficient Bid over a 2NT Opening Bid
Kansas is overrated.
Insufficient Bid over a 2NT Opening Bid
Fair enough.
Insufficient Bid over a 2NT Opening Bid
What do the laws say about the response "no" to the director's question "do you accept the bid"?
Revoke Question
"So? Fifty-two ayes, and one no. The noes have it." -- Brevet LT Jelal, MI, in Robert Heinlein's [I]Starship Troopers[/I]
Mindful revoke
There is a third group, or perhaps a subset of one of the two groups: those who get upset at [I]any[/I] director call, for [I]any[/I] reason.
Mindful revoke
"Renege" is commonly used in other card games, Hearts for example, at least in this country. I suspect that's how the two words became synonymous, but technically bridge does not use "renege".
Mindful revoke
It seems that players say "I've got the rest" while keeping their hand concealed because they're expectantly waiting for opponents to do something, hopefully acquiesce. IMO the response to a closed-hand "I have the rest" should be a raised eyebrow and the question "and?"
Insufficient Bid over a 2NT Opening Bid
After you retrieve your law book from the trash, consulting it will reveal that this is not a legal ruling. :-)
Insufficient Bid over a 2NT Opening Bid
Absent all the confusion, I would think partner has shown hearts and diamonds and a game force or better, so 3 is IMO the right bid. Now 4 should show a fifth diamond and probably some slam interest. 4 in the OP case is "dammit, I have ...

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