Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 

Coup en Passant by Brian Senior

A fairly common play technique is the Coup en Passant. The fancy French name hides a pretty simple technique. Declarer attempts to make her small trumps by...

Bridge with Liz McGowan

Source: The Scotsman 18/09/12 Dealer East, All Vul 6 2 A Q 9 7 4 2 J 5 3 10 2 Q 9 8 4 3 A K 10 A J 8 5 3 A...

Leads Test By Shencken & Fry

Success in this department requires skill in reading the opponents bidding—including what they did not bid—plus…. Reading Eagle – 24 May 1952 Football has its two-platoon system, baseball...

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...

Thinking Bridge I By Eddie Kantar

During each day of the NABC (National American Bridge Championships) Eddie Kantar, one of the best American bridge writers, analyzes one bridge hand per...

Defending a Conventional 3NT Opening By A. Gumperz

Source: Defending a Conventional 3NT Opening The gambling 3NT opening is a popular method in US Tournament bridge. An opening 3NT promises a solid 7-card minor...

Are You A Good Technician? by Alan Truscott

Do you think you know the standard safety plays?  Here is a small collection of simple suit combinations that are regularly mismanaged by competent...

Stayman By Mark Ehret

Source: ACBL, NABC Bulletins Our priorities at bridge are to play in the majors first, notrump second and the minor suits last. The Stayman convention...

Blackwood Convention

Source: ACBL Whole books have been written on the topicof ace-asking conventions, so the discussion of  Easley Blackwood’s concept in this column will be brief...

Suit Combination Quiz I

Source: Australian Youth Bridge Championships 2017 How do you play this suits for all the winners? AQ64 (Dummy) K953 (Your hand) 2) How do you...

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