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Friday, July 20, 2018
 

Losing Trick Count – Part 1

Are difficult bidding decisions causing you stress? Would you like a “magic formula” to give you the right answer most of the time? Source: http://jennbridge.blogspot.com.ar/ Are...

Planning Ahead in the Auction by David Lusk

Source: Australian Bridge Federation;  April 2001 Gaining advantages in competitive auctions is often geared to considering future problems when the opponents compete or are likely...

Test Yourself

Bidding and card Play Problems from the 2016 Open and Ladies Italian Teams Championships Second Bulletin Saturday May 14 2016 Problem 1  Pairs, All Vulnerable A 3 2...

Overcalls By Joan Butts

Source: http://qldbridge.com WHEN teaching the topic of overcalls, and points required for making them, it’s good to highlight the difference between the one-level, eg 1(1) and...

Schuetts explain Michaels Cuebids

Michaels Cuebid is an interesting competitive bidding convention played by experienced players that has many follow-ups and treatments. Let’s look at some of the...

Defending a Conventional 3NT Opening By A. Gumperz

Source: Defending a Conventional 3NT Opening The gambling 3NT opening is a popular method in US Tournament bridge. An opening 3NT promises a solid 7-card minor...

Ask Jerry: Surely there is more about redouble…

Dear Jerry, As a result of a recent disaster it is clear to me that I do not understand what responder should do after...

Limit Your Hand by David Gold

One of the most important things to do in a constructive auction is to limit your hand. What does this mean exactly? One of the...

Develop your bidding judgement By Brian Senior

WHEN partner opens the bidding and you are looking at 17HCP, it is natural to consider the possibility of a slam. Yet slam will...

Some Interesting Problems

Source: Australian Youth Bridge Championships 2017 (1) In 2nd seat at vulnerable against not vulnerable, you pick up: 3 K10   AKQJ1096   A84 (a) RHO passes...

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