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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

No Escape from Surround Play

Source: trumps.net.au In a hand from a past World Bridge Championship, we look at a textbook defensive situation with which few club players are familiar. Dealer West,...

Take Notice of Negative Inferences By Heather Dhondy

Source: Alton Bridge PLAYING teams, South opens 1NT (12- 14) and West passes.You bid 2, Stayman, with the North hand and partner responds 2. What...

Developing your card sense By Karen walker

Source: kwbridge.com One of the keys to becoming a good bridge player is to develop "card sense", which is generally defined as an aptitude for card...

The Trick One by Fred L. Karpin

Dealer South All Vul A Q 3 Q J 10 8 3 K J 10 6 4 8 7 6 7 5 4 2 7 4 A K 9 3 K 9 4...

To Finesse or not to Finesse by Fred L. Karpin

" He who lives by the finesse will perish by the finesse" Dealer East N/S Vul A Q 8 5 Q 5 2 A Q J 9 5 3 J...

Stayman with Weak Hands

Source: bridge.rfrick.info Using Stayman often promises enough strength to invite to game. But even if that is your understanding with your partner, you can play "Garbage...

Pairs tactics By Andrew Robson

Source:  Bid Stayman with Many Weak Hands STAYMAN is a fabulous convention —especially at pairs. A 4-4 major fit is the Holy Grail of bidding,...

Listen the Bidding

Source: 121 Tips for Better Bridge By Paul Mendelson 51 / LISTEN TO WHAT YOUR OPPONENTS HAVE BID AND COUNT THE HAND When dummy hits baize. do as...

Suit combinations we should know by heart By Sartaj Hans

Source: The Imp Chimp By Sartaj Hans 1. A3 ………… J10542 Cash the Ace and duck on the way back. 2. A4 ………… Q10985 Run the queen. Counter-intuitive. Compare #4 3 32...

Who’s got the Queen? by Barbara Seagram

Source: www.barbaraseagram.com Here we are in 6NT. After the king of diamonds is led, declarer, with only one diamond stopper, is feeling somewhat nervous. She counts her...

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