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  • Unlike other games (golf being the obvious), there is no 'standard' as to how handicapping should be done, but the NGS system was designed in line with a Handicap value thus giving some weight to using the system used by EBUScore. The original NGS t…
  • I can recommend Mike's program specifically for handling 2 teams of 8, 12, 16 etc l.....but not any more than 2 teams
  • This bug affected both Swiss Pairs & Teams was in the Bridgemate Control Program and was reported to Ron Bouewland in March 2014 (who said the fix was tricky) since updating settings cancelled the 'Waiting for next round Assignment' mode effecti…
  • @gordonrainsford said: It's distinctly inferior, but I don't think it breaks any regulation. Why does the TD do this? Could this be in breach of awarding Materpoints Ref Handbook 4.1.4? "For a pairs event, this may be a ‘single winner’ move…
  • Great work, Paul. I think this is well worth publishing to make the clubs aware of the possibility. Can it be used for a single missing player (essentially removing Host systems maintained by many clubs) as well as being used for a missing pair? …
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  • You can only run one session at a time with Bridgemates. However, you could have set a single session 8 round movement for the group of 5 with rounds 1-4 matches of 6 boards and then rounds 5-8 matches oif 4 boards. The program will treat as 4 x 10 …
  • There is currently nothing in the Usebio XML DTD to indicate a fouled board, If you just entered the scores, it would be misinterprested by decoding software and for NGS purposes as though it was a nonfouled board. Consequently, Ian Mitchell and mys…
  • The original question referred to the score uploaded for NGS based on XImps. I had discussed this recently with Robin when in a recent NBL Team of 8 match, a team had arrived late and missed 4 of 8 boards. We think NGS boards with no bridge result …
  • Use the Bavin Movements suitable for 13+ teams? Thirteen or more tables Four rounds of 2 boards are played with each partner. The movement gets fairly complicated later on, so the T.D. will need to take great care. Round 1 : E/W move up 3 table…
  • Good question! You could try this manually in BCS (though it wont take long). After launching BCS, use Tools > Database > Database Editor > Tables. The Sections will be numbered 1,2,3 in left column andaAll the Tables (right column) will …
  • You need to check with Stephen Bligh, but the change in 2012 meant that BCS looked for a Tables.Group value and combined accrodingly. I dont know if SB plants that table value and if the value was planted but left as zero, whence all sections would …
  • Presumably same for Butler Scoring?
  • This only became a problem with Windows 7....and although using Program Files would appear attractive, it causes problems if you are trying to find data logs because they are hidden away in virtual store and when you are trying to tell a user where …
  • The implementation of this feature is reasonably straightforward - but it is not available in the current EBUScore release. Maybe Robin can have a stab at the small subfield formula to be used.
  • Your suggestion is the recommended solution. You have to treat as separate events at the end. It is convenient to use one server for getting all the scores in from the Bridgemates, but it is always sensible to separate at the end if they are entirel…
  • Paul - Thats not right........ For BM2, the GroupSections setting is not used at all. It is a BM Pro setting that is only used as legacy for BM2 when the Tables.Group field is missing or does not contain a value. But this is bad practice. The scor…
  • The Names handling has been improved recently...with the latest BCS (Oct2018 issue), it probably wont work in the current EBUScore issue but can be made to work fine even in the rarely used UK Swiss Teams as long as the names are entered at the tab…
  • We have used them without problem in our Northern Bridge League Teams of 8 for several years. If the EW pairs switch sections at half time, then either you can update teh seating lineup and use Write Names, or you can set the BCS option for pairs to…
  • Pair Names in Teams will only be displayed correctly if the movement is regular eg every pair Down 2 etc This is because the BCS implementation is to set up according a fixed value EWMoveBeforePlay which is set to a number. In a Thurner movement, t…
  • Rather than changing the scoring program, it may be easier for the EBU/Pianola software to ignore Masterpoints when certain UMS Codes are specified?
  • Max Bavin wrote a paper on this to play 24 boards for 6 - 13+ Table. The recommended movement is: Nine to twelve teams Two rounds of 3 boards are played with each of two different partners. The final phase is 4 rounds of 3 boards with the third …
  • And the Bridgemate > Admin > NBO Names File should point at the EBU Database... (c:\bridgemate\bmplayerdb,mdb)
  • In EBUScorre, you can set up Event Details and put the Ranks as ADJustments in Properties and then create/send UMS submission file as normal.
  • As Robin advised, just mark the pair as Missing in Properties. I have never heard of any problem with Bridgewebs (or pianola or ebu submission) with having more than two missing pairs but essentially EBUScore manages their disappearance.
  • As Gordon says, in EBUScore, you can set up the Event Details with the UMS charge code and Masterpoints and then just put in the results as ADJ (ustments) on the Properties screen. Go To Reports > Internet Functions > Create UMS File and then…
  • The record bidding table will be in the database file (bws). You can access this from c:\ebuscore\pairs\databases but you will need Microsoft Access to see whats there. I may produce an extract utility for bidding and play record in EBUScore in the…
  • The forthcoming version of EBUScore (just handed over to EBU) will do the Set EBUDetails for a Club a lot lot quicker...maybe 5 minutes for a 500 member club. Robin Barker is right that if we do single NGS accesses, it takes about 1-2 secs for each,…
  • If you write to me at jasmith@nildram.co.uk, I will give you a link to the latest version of BMTest.
  • Thanks for trying this Ian....I have never addressed eith the bidding or play data recording from the system... though it could be useful for recording in an international match wherein there may be a writeup afterwards. The BiddingData (and PlayDat…
  • I am sorry for the inconvenience...... The cause is inconsistency between the EBU Database location in Bridgemate Control Program (BCS) and EBUScore. I wont bore you with the problem history other than BCS a couple of years back decided to use a vi…