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.
21st November, 2012
Would you be confident that you could bid this Grand Slam with your regular partner?
Rory outlines a number of bidding sequences covering a range of different systems.
On the day in question only ten partnerships of a total of seventeen, managed to bid the Grand Slam.
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Paul J Scannell, 14th December 2017.
Click anywhere in this window to view Rory's article about 'The Power of Fit and Distribution' as exemplified by Board #3, 26th October 2017.
Paul J Scannell, 31st October 2017
Rory Timlin has kindly offered to produce an occcasional article which will be featured here in 'Rory's Corner'. ...and here is the first article. An interesting suit combination where some of the possibilities might elude the non-vigilant declarer!
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Paul J Scannell, 13th February 2017