Sunday, December 16, 2018

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...

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...

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 –...

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,...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

Conventions: Kokish Relay

Source: AUSTRALIAN YOUTH BRIDGE BULLETIN JUNE – JULY – AUGUST 2015     EXTENSION TO YOUR STRONG 2 – KOKISH RELAY If you don’t play the Kokish Relay yet, it...

Conventions: Jacoby 2NT

Source: ACBL      One of Oswald Jacoby’s best gifts to bridge was the idea of using 2NT as a conventional forcing raise in response to a...

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