Ed Reppert <blacks...@mac.com> wrote:
> The TD (via the clock, perhaps) has determined that you haveBut if you don't play the board, you're following the director's
> insufficient time to play the board. He has the power (and duty) to
> "ensure the orderly progress of the game" (Law 81C1). In exercising this
> power and duty, he has the power to "require, postpone, or cancel the
> play of a board" (Law 82B2). Granted the latter law is contingent on an
> irregularity having occurred. What is an irregularity? It is "a
> departure from correct procedure". It is correct procedure to follow the
> instructions of the TD. "Don't start any new boards" is an instruction
> of the TD (even if it comes from the clock). So the director has
> instructed you not to play a board. Correct procedure is to follow that
instructions, so there has been no irregularity. Therefore, 82B2 doesn't
apply, and he can't postpone play of the board.
It seems like a Catch-22: To postpone the board, there has to be an
> Now, at the end of the session, the director may allow youBut since there was no irregularity in the first place, 82B2 never
> to play the board, in which case it is scored normally (note also that,
> in law, in this case, the round for which this board was originally
> scheduled does not end until you finish playing the board). If the TD
> decides not to allow you to play the board, then you will not have
> played a board which you were scheduled to play. That is an
> irregularity. Law 8B2 applies. Law 12A2 instructs the director to award
> an artificial adjusted score.
applied, so the director can't postpone or cancel the board.
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