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Frustrate their knavish tricks by Dan Howe

Source: Sarasota Journal - 16 Mar 1971 Every good bridge player knows it is often advisable to hold up taking a trick with an ace. Sometimes it is...

Ask Jerry: Surely there is more about redouble…

Dear Jerry, As a result of a recent disaster it is clear to me that I do not understand what responder should do after...

Limit Your Hand by David Gold

One of the most important things to do in a constructive auction is to limit your hand. What does this mean exactly? One of the...

Some Interesting Problems

Source: Australian Youth Bridge Championships 2017 (1) In 2nd seat at vulnerable against not vulnerable, you pick up: 3 K10   AKQJ1096   A84 (a) RHO passes...

Test Yourselves II

Source: Australian Youth Bridge Championships 2017 Your partner leads the club two, using fourth-highest in principle. How would you plan the defense? What would you bid now? Find...

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:...

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...

Hand Evaluation: The Validity of Points

Source: The Montreal Gazette – 23 Abr 1981 by Ted Horning The point count system of hand evaluation was developed by Milton Work. Everyone uses it. An...

Point Counterpoint By James Jacoby

Source: Ludington Daily News – 12 Jul 1989 Although the widespread use of point count has made bidding more exact, players weaned on this evaluation...

Test Yourselves!

Source: Australian Youth Bridge Championships 2017 You lead the king of spades. Partner overtakes it with his ace and returns the two of spades, declarer...

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