[BLML] Do Alert rules need to change ? [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

Gordon Rainsford gordonrainsford at btinternet.com
Mon Mar 19 17:59:10 CET 2012

On 19/03/2012 12:20, Jeff Easterson wrote:
> I don't like this. In some of the clubs I know there are pairs who vary
> the strength of their 1NT openings and one player occasionally forgets.
> He opens 1NT with 10-12 but the partner thinks it is 13-15 or stronger.
> (Depends on vulnerability or position, such as third hand).  This
> usually leads to a (deserved) bad score for them.  With the announcement
> they have insurance against this, there can be no misunderstanding.
> Ciao,  JE

Not really. In practice we don't see this sort of thing, but if we did 
the players would be constrained by UI. So a player who opened a 12 
point 1NT and heard a 13-15 announcement would be asked why he hadn't 
accepted an invitation.

Gordon Rainsford

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