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Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2007

I have added a menu entry (see above) 'Laws and Ethics of Duplicate Bridge' which includes a link to the complete text of 'Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2007' as well as examples of Appeals which include several dealing with incidents involving 'hesitations'. And there is also a short article, 'New Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2007 - what players need to know', written by Ireland's leading Tournament Director, Fearghal O'Boyle.

Paul Scannell,

21st November, 2012

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This page has information and news of interest to the members. For a full list of forthcoming events, see "Calendar" on the menu and for a list of results see "Results".
Geraldine O'Flynn Team of Four (Handicap) - January 17th and 24th
Geraldine O'Flynn Team of Four (Handicap) - January 17th and 24th

The Geraldine O'Flynn T/4 Handicap Competition, a two session event, will take place over the next two weeks, i.e. Jan 17th and Jan 24th.

All teams have been assigned a handicap based on the player combinations that comprise each team. 

Handicaps were mathematically calculated based on average player performance since October 10th, 2012. The handicaps take the form of Victory Points and will be added to the score of each team at the end of each session.

Although they come with no guarantee of accuracy, the handicaps have been calculated based on the actual performance of players covering the period October 10th 2012 to January 10th 2013. The team handicap is based on the average performance of the four players.

And next year we can use this year's actual team performance as the basis for next year's handicaps!

Paul J Scannell,16th January, 2013

Last updated : 2nd Feb 2013 10:51 GMT
Results of IBU Simultaneous Pairs - Thursday, 8th November
Results of IBU Simultaneous Pairs - Thursday, 8th November

The 2012 IBU Simultaneous Pairs was played on on Friday, 9th November (club results can be found on the Results Page) and overall results can be found on the EcatsBridge website at the link shown below.

Note that results from clubs that played on Thursday were scored nationally with those clubs that played the event on Friday.

Remember to check and see how you performed on the national stage by viewing the results on the EcatsBridge website at the following address:

http://www.simpairs.com/default.asp?session=006849

Also, the accompanying booklet that details each hand with a commentary by Brian Senior can be found on the EcatsBridge website or on the 'Let's take a closer look...' page on this website - see entry under '2012-11-08 IBU Simultaneous Pairs - Booklet with commentary by Brian Senior'.



Last updated : 3rd Jan 2013 16:33 GMT