ACBL 0-20 Daylong tournaments are perfect for novice players who want to practice their game while competing for ACBL masterpoints©. With up 24 hours to play 12 boards, you can just play at your own pace, leave the table, then resume the game later during the day without losing your results. There’s no pressure!
Who can participate?
Participation in this event is restricted to ACBL members with fewer than 20 masterpoints (Rooky & Junior Master ranks), providing a level playing field. ACBL members with fewer than 5 masterpoints play for free!
Is my “partner” nice?
Sure thing! All competitors sit South and play with three robots at the table. Our robots, called GIB, are very polite and patient: they wait for you to think about your play and will hang around if you need to leave the table for a while.
How do GIB robots bid?
GIBs play a relatively simple 2/1 bidding system. Don’t worry if you are not an experienced 2/1 bidder: a meaning is provided with all bids. If a robot bid is not clear, just click on it to get more info. Also, when it’s time for you to bid, hover your mouse over each bid option to know more about its meaning (for mobile app users, turn on the setting “Confirm Bids” by going to Account > Settings).
Robots, just like all human partners, are not perfect: Sometimes their bidding deviates a bit from their actual hand.
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