HAND GENERATOR SECURITY KEYS

PRE-TOURNAMENT EVENTS

MAIN EVENTS (OPEN PAIRS + TEAMS)

HOW TO VERIFY THE DEALS USING HANS van STAVEREN’S PROCEDURE

If you would like to check that there has been no interference with the dealing of the hands:

FOR PRE-TOURNAMENT EVENTS (IMP PAIRS, CHARITY PAIRS)

1. Download the “present key” before 19:30 on Tuesday evening 29th October 2019

2. Check the winning Euromillions numbers on Tuesday 29th October 2019 (the “future key”).

3. Download the “past key” which will be published after the event (in Bulletin 7 and here)


4. Run the program (download from http://www.xs4all.nl/~sater/SquareDeal.zip) using the 3-part key according to the instructions:  the “present” and “past” files and the 5 numbers and 2 stars from the lottery results, comma separated (the program will prompt you).


5. Compare the hands generated this way with the hands actually played.

FOR THE MAIN EVENTS (OPEN PAIRS, TEAMS)

1. Download the “present key” before 19:30 on Friday evening 1st November 2019

2. Check the winning Euromillions numbers for Friday 1st November 2019 (the “future key”).

3. Download the “past key” which will be published after the event (in Bulletin 7 and here)


4. Run the program (download from http://www.xs4all.nl/~sater/SquareDeal.zip) using the 3-part key according to the instructions:  the “present” and “past” files and the 5 numbers and 2 stars from the lottery results, comma separated (the program will prompt you).


5. Compare the hands generated this way with the hands actually played.

(The Portuguese Simultaneous Pairs on 31st October, the Warm-Up Pairs on 4th November and the Cool-Down Pairs on 11th November use the hands for the National Simultaneous Pairs.)