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Part 5 – Informing Rules

This article deals with what should be alerted. It does not deal with how time for questions and answers should be ‘allocated’ in terms of time. That will be dealt with in a subsequent article.

Self-alert and bid, then explain

When alerting, it is recommended that, once you have decided on your call, you click Alert and bid as soon as you are ready. Then you start typing the explanation (which will appear with your call or a little after depending on the length of the explanation and the particular delay.) The next player, seeing the bid or ‘Alert…


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