Sunday, February 17, 2019

A Norberto Bocchi’s TIP: 3NT Opening II

Source: Bocchi & Madala Big Bang Bridge Read 1st Part 3NT Opening (nice opening in Hearts or Spades)  3NT OPENING, ADVICE AND FURTHER DEVELOPMENT: In the first...

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...

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...

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...

Rubensohl (Transfer Lebensol)

Source: www.acblunit390.org Rubensohl: ( Kantar – Lesson by Bob Crosby) Lebensohl  by responder over a strong NT was invented so that you can compete better or show game...

Conventions: Baby Blackwood

Source: BridgeBum     Baby Blackwood is a 3NT ace-asking bid after a major-suit fit is found. It is just like Blackwood, except that it’s one level lower. Example...

Have You Discussed? When 4NT is not Blackwood by Barry Rigal

Source: Gold Coast Congress Bulletin 4 These days experts get very sniffy (in fact when do they not?) about using 4/Gerber. While it is true that...

Support Doubles By Joshua Donn

Source:  Bridge Winners  “Advanced players know the rules. Experts know when to break the rules.” - Anonymous Support doubles are one of my favorite conventions. The basic...

Conventions: Ambiguos Splinters

Source: www.acblunit390.org           Opener's Rebids After 1 - 3 (Game-Forcing Raise) 3 is an unbalanced, game-forcing raise with a singleton or void. Opener can sign off in 4 with...

Conventions: Bourke Relay

Source: ABF youth bulletins Take a look at this problem: Jumping to 3NT may be your first instinct, but this is a bit premature. Imagine if partner has...

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