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Giles Hancock
Giles Hancock
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Aug. 3, 2012
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Bridge Player
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New Zealand

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Akaroa
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What is worse than pear shaped?
not all bottoms are pear shaped
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
3-board rounds - Fast tables will have to wait longer . A phantom table will have to wait 20 mins.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
You can run a 1-board movement with any number of tables, but there will be repeat pairings. May need a flip.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
We do use a 1-board movement for social bridge.
Giles Hancock's bidding problem: 97643 Q763 K874 ---
East actually called the TD as he was just taking a punt and bid 3S, he didn't want the opps to feel he was bidding on the OK hesitation. West raised to 4S which went -1 and no damage. West had 20 points and 5 clubs :)
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
I directed a tournament today with a difficult player, one of these guys who count their cards one by one ... They were running late for the last board of the round, I went over. He continued to write in his personal score sheet, so I took his cards out of ...
Director's Handbook.
Hi Tryfonas New Zealand Bridge has a Manual which is official regulations and covers interpretations of the Laws. Also some flow charts. We also have an unofficial Directors Manual (which needs updating) : http://canterburyregionalbridge.co.nz/club-directors-manual/ Might be useful.
Am I Old Fashioned?
If you play the jump to 2NT as 18-19 then 3 is definitely forcing.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
Yeah, but let's face it Paul, "football" is a poor name for a sport where they hardly ever kick the ball.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
Law 8 says nothing about timing.
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