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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.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
BBO Username
Blackshoe
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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What is 3D?
Well, in Max Hardy's last opus, he spent a lot of time talking about how the old standard of Standard American has been superseded by the new standard of 2/1 GF. It does occur to me that the latter is a poor name for a system.
What is 3D?
Re: "Std. Am. 2/1 GF." I not too long ago had "Modern Standard" on my card. A very good local player objected, saying that was confusing (apparently she didn't register the "2/1 GF" checkbox right below the "Modern Standard" line. Basically, she insisted that "Standard American" is ...
Suppose you are 5-4 in !d-!c w/ 18+ points
If you can avoid distorting your shape, do so. If you have enough to jump shift, do that. If you don't, well, 1-1any-2 shows about 12-18 points, and shows your actual shape. That's not a bad thing.
What's the thickest part of your system notes?
What are "system notes"? :-)
Should this bid be reported to the director ?
I wouldn't call the director either, but a psych is a psych, whether you call it a tactical bid doesn't change that.
Should this bid be reported to the director ?
How do you know it's a GSF in [I]their[/I] methods? Perhaps they have the agreement that once someone takes charge of the auction, that person sets the final contract. As for the 2 bid, one incidence doesn't prove anything, which is why you record it.
BOD Restructure Vote
Three quotes from Robert Heinlein: "Democracy is based on the assumption that a million men are wiser than one man. How’s that again? I missed something." "Autocracy is based on the assumption that one man is wiser than a million men. Let’s play that over again, too. Who ...
Are Reverses “Off” in a 2/1 auction?
A reverse is a mechanical action. If you rebid a second suit that is higher ranking than the first suit you bid, that is a reverse, period. Your question revolves around what strength it shows. There is a logical reason for reverses showing extra values when responder has bid at ...
Slow play
"Every couple years"? I guess you haven't been paying attention.
Use of resources
Club [I]owners[/I] are aging, too.
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