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Jeff Halle
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Jan. 13, 2012
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ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Jeff Halle - Witold Palosz
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Jeff Halle - Sorina Negulescu
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Jeff Halle - Charlie Hage
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Bad bidding practices that you nevertheless see many long-time players engage in
In ACBL land, the given sequence promises only 4. This treatment is well documented by many experts. In EBU land, this treatment might differ.
Slow play
In most tournaments and in some games, such as the one Hank is talking about, once or twice a session a few minutes, often five, are added to the clock. This allows players to catch up, and others to get refreshments or take a health break. Unfortunately, the slow players ...
Ok. A stupid question on a Wednesday evening.
Many years ago I managed to get to 6 on a 9 card fit off the A and K. I led a diamond from my hand. Wife on left plays the king, and husband on right plays the ace. And leads a diamond to cut down ruffs. Of course ...
Ok. A stupid question on a Wednesday evening.
Forty plus years ago in Truscott’s Sunday column, he had a hand where declarer made all 13 tricks in a suit contract, despite being off all four aces. The play went something like west led a diamond, and east won with the ace of diamonds and banged down the ...
Funny acbl 1nt opening rules glitch
Heart lead from east?
Loser on loser not covered in The Rodwell Files?
That comment should garner a lot of replies.
Permissible enquiry?
My answer: if I make a bad lead, my partner is aggressive in his criticism. If that doesn’t end the questioning, I say it depends on the bidding, his hand, and which style he judges is better on this particular hand. That is probably the correct response concerning most ...
Claim including a revoke
Essentially what Robin says below, though this is in ACBL land. If I had realized that the irregularity couldn’t occur, I’d have insisted the defender complete trick 11 before claiming. Then he might have physically revoked instead of only orally.
Claim including a revoke
I tried, but the director didn’t allow it.
Colour Coded Playing Cards
I think it’s a good idea, but it would need to have the diamonds and clubs colored so that a yellow/green colorblind person could distinguish between them.
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