A. Contestantís Right


A contestant or his captain may appeal for a review of any ruling made at his table by the Director. Any such appeal, if deemed to lack merit, may be the subject of a sanction imposed by regulation.

B. Time of Appeal


The right to request or appeal a Directorís ruling expires 30 minutes after the official score has been made available for inspection unless the Tournament Organizer has specified a different time period.

C. How to Appeal


All appeals shall be made through the Director.

D. Concurrence of Appellants


An appeal shall not be heard unless


1. in a pairs event both members of the partnership concur in making the appeal (but in an individual contest an appellant does not require his partnerís concurrence).


2. in a team event the team captain concurs in making the appeal.