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Transfers after we overcall By Gerben Dirksen

Source: BridgeWinners Some time ago, there has been a request for a description of transfer advances. In this article I have described my preferred method...

“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: Exclusion Keycard Blackwood

Source: Forum groups.google.com Exclusion Keycard Blackwood: Can anyone explain me this Convention?  Gjivo Tikvica; Dubrovnik, Croatia Alvin P. Bluthman response Gjivo Tikvica asked for an explanation of Exclusion KeyCard...

Sandwich NT/2NT, Hess Cue Bids, Takeout Doubles, and Overcalls

by Neil H. Timm for Bridge News In this article we show how the Sandwich NT/2NT, Hess Cue bids, Takeout Doubles and Overcalls may be...

Takeout Double

Source: Wikipedia In the card game contract bridge, a takeout double is a low-level conventional call of "Double" over an opponent's bid as a request for partner to bid his...

Rubensohl Convention

Source: Wikipedia Rubensohl (also referred to as Rubinsohl) is a bridge convention that can be used to counter an opponent's intervention over a 1NT opening bid. After opponent's two-level overcall,...

What makes a good convention? by Justin Lall

What makes a good convention? There are 4 factors: Frequency – The more it comes up, the better. Simplicity – The easier it is to remember,...

Conventions: Continuations after partner makes a onelevel takeout double, and RHO...

Bulletin ACBL , October 2006 When your partner makes a takeout double, it is common for there to be some competitive bidding. LHO Partner RHO You 1 Doblo 1 ? You can bid a suit you...

Building a System : Weak Twos (Continued)

Source:  Bulletins Didnt read Part 1

Blackwood Convention

Source: ACBL Whole books have been written on the topicof ace-asking conventions, so the discussion of  Easley Blackwood’s concept in this column will be brief...

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