A. KNOCKOUT TEAMS

In knockout team play, the score correction period for player and scorer errors expires 30 minutes after the completion of the match, at the start of play at either table of a playoff, or at the announced starting time of the next match, whichever is earlier.

The appeal period for or of a director’s ruling in knockout team events expires 30 minutes after the completion of the segment, at the start of play at either table in the next segment, or at the start of play at either table of a playoff, whichever is earlier.

A segment of a match is completed when the teams have agreed upon a score.

B. SWISS TEAMS

In Swiss team events, the score correction period for players’ errors is as follows; no increase in score will be granted unless the director’s attention is called to the error prior to the announced starting time of the next match or 30 minutes after the completion of the match, whichever is earlier.

For scorers’ errors, decrease in score due to players’ errors and mis-reporting the agreed result of a match: expires one hour prior to the announced starting time for play on the next day of the same event, 24 hours after completion of the event, or 30 minutes after completion of the last event of the tournament, whichever is earlier.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the tournament director may decline to amend the overall rankings if the team could have known at the time that one or more pairings were made based on an incorrect cumulative total. In any case, all matches played prior to correction of an error stand as played.

The appeal period for or of a director’s ruling expires 30 minutes after the completion of the match or at the start of play in the next match, whichever is earlier. When an appeal will not be heard prior to the playing of one or more matches, each of the teams will be credited, for pairing purposes, with a score reflecting a favorable ruling.

A Swiss team match ends for a pair when all boards scheduled for play are completed and they leave the table or meet with their teammates.

C. INDIVIDUAL, PAIR, BOARD-A-MATCH TEAM, AND TEAM-OF-TWO PAIRS EVENTS

For players’ errors: for play-through events, no increase in score will be granted unless the director’s attention is called to an error prior to completion of play of the session following the one in which the error occurred and, for the last session, 30 minutes after that session.

For director errors, the correction period expires 24 hours after the completion of the event or 30 minutes after completion of the last event of the tournament, whichever is earlier. The DIC in consultation with ACBL management, however, may in unusual circumstances elect to make a correction of a director error at a later time.

circumstances elect to make a correction of a director error at a later time.

Qualifying events (other than final session[s]): the score correction period for scorer and player errors expires one hour before the announced starting time of the session following a qualification.

The appeal period for or of a Director’s ruling expires thirty minutes after the completion of the session or at the announced starting time of the next session, whichever is earlier.