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Many players commit “suicide” at the bridge table By Phillip Alder

Rome News-Tribune – 26 Feb 2002 Many players commit “suicide” at the bridge table, killing contracts that should have been kept alive. Here, you reach five diamonds. Dealer:...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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