Players playing Mid-Chart methods
1, 2001, players using Mid-Chart methods that require
suggested defenses for the opponents must download these
defenses from the ACBL web page and have them available for
We have a short message for players who wish to play certain
Mid-Chart methods: there are no more yellow books.
What does this mean? In case you don't know about the yellow
book, it was the publication that contained the defenses to
Mid-Chart methods such as the Multi 2D. Players could pick
up yellow books and carry them around
for the benefit of their opponents.
Repeat: there are no more yellow books.
Instead, a player who wishes to use certain Mid-Chart
methods must go to the ACBL web site on the Internet (http://www.acbl.org
) and check the Mid-Chart section under
"Conventions" to determine if the method is
permitted. If it is, the player is obliged to print out the
defense to the method and take it with him to the table.
Players who do not do this will not be permitted to play
Mid-Chart methods that are covered by this regulation.
Mid-Chart methods marked with an asterisk do not require