Thursday, September 24, 2020

Blackwood Interference By Oswald Jacoby

Source: Kingman Daily Miner - 23 Ene 1976  Lead: J Once in a while some nasty opponent interferes with your Blackwood call by bidding over it....

Advantages and Disadvantages of different ways to interfere over 1NT (DONT,...

Source: Quora Answer Number 1: Andrew Gumperz, 25 years of tears and aspirations at the bridge table. When the opponents open a strong NT, the defenders won’t...

What are the pros and cons of playing Precision versus other...

Source: Quora Answer Number 1: Andrew Gumperz, 25 years of tears and aspirations at the bridge table. Precision is a misunderstood bridge topic, largely because the system...

Blackwood at its worst By O. Jacoby

Source: Kingman Daily Miner - 12 Sep 1977 <  Jim: "We get so many letters about the Blackwood convention that we really ought to devote some more articles...

Employing the Losing Trick Count

Source: Toledo Blade – by Gene Benedict When you have a distributional hand and your partner has supported one of your suits, the Losing Trick...

The Shortness Rule by Eric Kokish

Source: May, 2006: In his column of  the  ACBL bulletin Eric Kokish answered this question: Dear Eric, I held as West A K 10 5 A...

Bergen Responses to Gambling 3NT

From the book by Marty Bergen (1985), Better Bidding with Bergen — Volume One, Uncontested Auctions. 4 says let’s play in a Part Score 4...

Bid More with Shortness By Andrew Gumperz

Source: andrew-gumperz.blogspot.com When is the most advantageous times to intervene over an opposing preempt: with shortness in the opponent's suit or with length? Let's take an example: Auction (2)...

Principle of Fast Arrival

Source: Wikipedia In the game of contract bridge, the principle of fast arrival (also known as the principle of slow arrival) is a bidding treatment widely used in game forcing auctions whereby: Bidding game directly, usually...

Hand Evaluation: Principle of Fast Arrival

Source: Hand Evaluation - Principle of Fast Arrival Decades ago , the principle of fast arrival was the cornerstone of 2/1 bidding or Jacoby 2NT. If you got...

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