Sunday, May 19, 2019

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...

Achilles Heel

Source: 13-15 April 2000 5th GENERALI WORLD MASTERS Achilles, the son of Peleus and Thetis, was educated as a young man by Chiron, the centaur...

The first World Junior Teams Championship (1987)

Source: 11th WORLD YOUTH BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Bangkok,Thailand The first World Junior Teams Championship was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 12–18, 1987. Only five...

How to plan the play by Klaus Reps

5th WORLD JUNIOR CAMP Vargesztes, Hungary. July 2003 After you have completed the bidding the next difficult part is waiting. As declarer you have to...

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