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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...

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,...

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...

Breakin’ the Rules: Penalty Doubles by Joshua Donn

“Advanced players know the rules. Experts know when to break the rules.” – Anonymous Penalty doubles are one aspect of bridge where a creative player...

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...

Three Way Minor Raises By Mike Savage

Source: www.vcbridge.org      Do you sometimes have difficulty reaching close games or slams when you have a minor fit? Inverted minors can be a great...

Stayman By Mark Ehret

Source: ACBL, NABC Bulletins Our priorities at bridge are to play in the majors first, notrump second and the minor suits last. The Stayman convention...

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...

An unknown Drury trick By Mike Lawrence

Fuente: June 2016 ACBL Bridge Bulletin   Many players use Drury, an excellent convention. This article will discuss an aspect of Drury that...

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,...

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