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Conventions: What’s the Gazzilli?

Source: Gazilli is more a "concept" rather than a welldefined convention: just as well as there are as many forms of Stayman (or Checkback,...

Gazzilli by Frederick Staelens

Source: Free at the Bridge Table I haven’t posted anything on Gazzilli before. It’s one of my favorite conventions which occurs when the auction starts 1M-1NT...

Lebensohl Over 1NT Interference

Source: www.acblunit390.org In today’s competitive bidding environment, overcalls are made far more frequently. Without long discussion, it is difficult to know what to bid when opponents...

The TURBO convention

Source: The TURBO convention Preface The performance of the Italians in the global bridge concerning bidding is outstanding. Their ability to produce innovative and reliable...

“So they doubled Stayman: What do I do?” By Billy Miller

April 2010 ACBL BRIDGE BULLETIN   When you open the bidding with 1NT, you usually feel confident that your side is going to be in control of...

Conventions: Puppet Stayman after a 1NT Opener by Justin Lall

Source: Justin Lall Many people, including myself, play the following basic NT structure when they open 1NT: 2– Stayman 2/2– Transfer 2– Clubs 2N- Diamonds 3– ? 3 – 5-5 minors GF 3 – 31(54) 3 –...

An Alternative to Drury By Norberto Bocchi

Source: Bocchi & Madala Big Bang Bridge I have already talked about the 2drury, explaining how this convention develops when it opens thirds or quarters of...

Against Stolen Bids By Mel Colchamiro

Source: Against Stolen Bids Mel Colchamiro: ACBL Bulletin, Dec 2008 – Apr 2009 Mirror, mirror on the wall … … Who is the fairest one of all?...

Checkback Stayman

Source: Wikipedia 1m – 1M; 1NT – 2 2Checkback Stayman (or simply Checkback) is used after a 1NT rebid by opener rather than a 1NT opening. It...

Five Uncommon Conventions You Should Play By Justin Lall

Source: Five Uncommon Conventions You Should Play (April 5, 2009) Generally I think most players, especially intermediates, play too many conventions. Most of the time they come...

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