Monday, October 18, 2021

A Complete Bridge Leads Course

Source: http://www.pitt.edu/~timm/ Standard Leads (1) Leading a Trump If you can attack a contract, it is usually best to do so. However, there are times when a trump...

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...

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...

When not to draw trumps By Josh Donn

Source: BBO On Sunday, June 24, at 1PM US Eastern Time (7PM Central European Time), we had a special 1 hour teaching session with star...

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...

Tips for No Trumps by B. Magee

Source: Mr Bridge The best advice I can give is: keep it simple and concentrate on the following first steps: 1. Count your top tricks 2. Make a...

When Should I lead an Ace against a Slam?

Source: Mr. Bridge  I never know whether to lead an ace against a small slam. While I hate doing so in case the king is on my...

Ask Jerry: 4-4 fit vs -5-3 fit

Dear Jerry, I have heard that an eight-card trump fit that is divided 4-4 is often superior to a 5-3 fit. This makes no...

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...

Opening with 4 diamonds and 5 clubs By Andrew Gumperz

Source: andrew-gumperz.blogspot.com.ar Opening bids are the foundation on which subsequent bidding is laid. If the foundation is unstable, the rest of the auction may come tumbling...

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