Sunday, November 18, 2018

Pearson Points

Source:  Pearson Points (aka Rule of 15, or Cassino Count) are a hand evaluation method for opening the bidding in 4th seat. When an auction...

Zia Cuebids

Source: Bridgeguys This is a fake cuebid and has only one purpose. The concept of this prinicple has been employed by many bridge players in the...

2018 WBF YOTC Solver Problem Nº5 by Ilai Baniri & Fernando...

Discussing some hands of this event with my friend Ilai Baniri (ISR), we decided to consult some hands with friends. I for my side...

Integrate the Fit Into Evaluation By Phillip Alder

Source: Ludington Daily News – 9 May 2005 When we evaluate the strength of a hand, initially we count high-card points. If we have primarily aces and kings,...

Indicating Inferences by Andrew Robson

Source: https://www.andrewrobson.co.uk Why was I driving in the slow lane of the motorway? Simple. I was enjoying listening to two of my favourite half-hour radio programmes:...

The Law of Total Tricks By BridgeBum

Source:  In bridge, the Law of Total Tricks (or simply "The Law") is a hand evaluation method for competitive auctions. Technically stated, the total number...

The Lightner Pass by Sartaj Hans

Source: Bridgewinners Oct 6 2013 Tony Nunn & Sartaj Hans The Lightner double is used at the slam level to alert partner for the need of an unusual lead. The...

A Tale of Two Doubles

Source: 21st European Youth Team Championship; Bulletin 10 - 21 July 2007 The Belgian junior team finished finally in a slightly disappointing 14th place. Not so unexpected,...

The Art of Sacrificing By Bob Crosby

Source: The Bob Crosby Memorial Library D.S.I.P.: Do Something Intelligent Partner Sacrificing is an art rather than just a Bridge skill. Beginning Bridge players sacrifice too much in IMPS...

Negative Free Bid

Source: Wikipedia Negative free bid is a contract bridge treatment whereby a free bid by responder over an opponent's overcall shows a long suit in a weak hand and is not...

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