Revokes and Insufficient Bids

Director’s Rulings — Insufficient Bids and Revokes

The latest version of the Laws of Duplicate Bridge have increased the proportion of laws where the Director has to exercise judgement, as in “were the non-offenders damaged?”. In this article I will discuss what the Laws say, rather than how an individual Director might rule. Note: If a particular law does not use phrases such as “in the Director’s opinion” or “if the Director judges”, then the Director is supposed to rule exactly as the law states without using their own judgement.

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What Is New in the 2017 Laws — Part 1

This is one of a series of articles comparing the current ACBL Laws of Duplicate Bridge, 2016 Revised Authorized Edition with the WBF The Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017. The former is really the 2008 version of the Laws with a few minor corrections.

Note: The 2017 Laws came into effect in March 2017 for the WBF and will come into effect September 25th, 2017 for the ACBL.

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