21.7 C
Lyon, Fr
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
 

Better to be in the Right Suit than at a Lower...

Source: Mr. Bridge Left-hand opponent opens 3 and there are two passes to you. What is the right bid with this? Let us look at the alternatives: 1)...

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...

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...

Suit Establishment By Richard Pavlicek

Source: www.rpbridge.net One of the most common objectives of declarer is to establish a five-card or longer suit. The suit may be in dummy or...

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...

Our counting skills

Source: Learning Points by Steve Moese and Mike Purcell for http://www.cincybridge.com/ We’ve talked about Planning the Play where you count HCP and Tricks (winners & losers) in the...

When should defender play passively? Aggressively?

Source:  Jim Diebel for Let’s look at leads and the important role they play when defending against both no trump and suit contracts. Consider...

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...

Aunt Lucy By Ken Monzingo

Source: ACBL I often hear stories about everybody’s “Aunt Lucy” who plays bridge and knows every card before the play begins. Of course, nobody - Aunt...

When trumps Break Wrong side suits may be used as “additional...

The Evening Independent – 25 Mar 1939 By WM. M’KENNEY When trumps break badly, nothing is more effective in averting disaster than a long side suit. It is...

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