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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Always Open 1NT/2NT – Even With a Five-Card Major By Marty...

Source: www.edmontonbridge.ca Whenever you have a balance hand and the appropriate point count, open 1NT/2NT. There are absolutely no exceptions. Do not be distracted by a five-card major. Life will...

The “Rule of Ten” By Andrew Robson

Source: www.andrewrobson.co.uk          The Ten gets a raw deal in bridge - counting for no points yet worth many a trick. However one...

When is a singleton a good/bad opening lead?

When faced with an opening lead against a suit contract, few defenders can resist leading a singleton in a side suit. At times it...

“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...

The “Rule of Four” By Andrew Robson

Source: Andrew Robson Bridge Club When partner opens a suit in which you have four cards, there is a certain fit. Whilst occasionally it is...

What are good memory techniques in the game of bridge?

Source:  Answer Number 1: Andrew Gumperz, 25 years of tears and aspirations at the bridge table. Do one thing at a time. Count points or distribution—don’t...

Lebensohl Over 1NT Interference

Source: www.acblunit390.org In today’s competitive bidding environment, overcalls are made far more frequently. Without long discussion, it is difficult to know what to bid when opponents...

Hand Evaluation by Brian Senior

ADJUSTING THE COUNT:  Areas to watch for unexpected strength and weakness. Quickly and reliably calculating your playing strength is the cornerstone of good bidding.  But...

The Five Lines of Defense and How to Use Them

Source: www.acblunit390.org The Five Lines of Defense Forcing Declarer Being Active Being Passive Cutting Down Ruffing Power Creating Trump Tricks Supporting Tools of Information Inferences from Bidding...

Loser on Loser Play

Source: Wikipedia Loser on loser play is a type of declarer's play in contract bridge, usually in trump contracts, where the declarer discards a loser card (the one that...

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