Laws & Ethics Articles
Could You Be an Online Cheat?
Allegations of cheating mostly revolve around the use of unauthorised information, hereafter referred to as UI.
At the table, face to face, UI is all around us: bids are too fast or too slow; partner reacts positively or negatively to a bid or play; somebody alerts at the wrong time, or offers a wrong explanation. (Bridge players are only human.)
Getting UI is not illegal: making use of UI is 100% against the Laws and spirit of the game.
How does this apply to online play?
When clubs were closed by Covid hundreds of players signed up to BBO, trying . . .