Director

Information to help directors set up and run a game on Pianola Play

Setting Up a Game
To set up a game on Pianola Play, you need to be a club administrator or chief scorer for your club's Pianola account. Go to Admin > Play and cl...
Sat, 30 Jan, 2021 at 7:48 PM
Starting a Game
When you're ready to start your game, go to the link you copied from Admin > Play You will be taken to the "lobby" for this game. If y...
Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 at 1:06 AM
Running a Game
Once the game is started, the director dashboard changes to show tables' progress: The director can view: All tables Tables with games s...
Sat, 30 Jan, 2021 at 7:42 PM
Finishing a Game
When all boards are complete, the director can review the travellers, adjust any scores, then download the results in USEBIO.XML, which can be uploaded to P...
Sat, 30 Jan, 2021 at 10:09 PM
Adjusting Scores
To adjust a score, go to the traveller for that board. Select the 'Live Results' tab on the director dashboard and then click 'Travellers...
Sat, 30 Jan, 2021 at 10:13 PM
Resolving a Claim
When a player makes a claim, the no further tricks can be played. It can only be resolved by both opponents (if declarer makes the claim) or declarer (if a ...
Mon, 1 Feb, 2021 at 11:10 AM
Movements and Winner Types
For online pairs games, there is no need to choose a movement as you would with a face-to-face game. This is because - unlike a club, where there is only on...
Sat, 30 Jan, 2021 at 7:42 PM