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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...

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...

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...

Redoubles By Jim Diebel

Source: wimpy-bridge by Jim Diebel           One of the places I most often see confusion at the bridge table is in the use of the...

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...

Serious and Non-serious 3NT By Barry Rigal

Source: Slam-oriented auctions: Gadgets and Gizmos   This brings us to one of the more important patches that 2/1 requires. When in my youth I first read...

“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...

Texas Transfer

Source: Wikipedia Texas transfer, or simply Texas, is a bidding convention in contract bridge. Originated independently by David Carter of St. Louis and Olle Willner of Sweden, and used in...

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,...

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...

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