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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...

Bridge: Percentages Should Decide When to Bid a Grand Slam

Source:  Most players know they should not attempt a grand slam unless the odds are substantially in their favor. The percentage chance to make it...

The Three Pipe Problem by Dr John Watson

Source: ecatsbridge.com Shortly after his miraculous escape from the Reichenbach Falls, Sherlock Holmes, the world’s greatest consulting detective,spent some weeks recuperating in Italy. Many...

To Ruff or Not to Ruff? By Victor Mollo

Source:  Card Play Technique, Or The Art of Being Lucky By Victor Mollo, N. Gardener You may have heard about those poor fellows who sleep at...

Heart Breaking

Source: 16th European Youth Bridge Team Championships (Friday, 17 July 1998) England's Colin Porch played this spectacular hand at the annual Killarney Congress, perhaps the best...

Australia: Interstate Youth Teams by Barbara Travis

Source: www.abf.com.au Newsletter; Sept2017Matt Smith, from the victorious NSW Youth Team, made his 4 contract where many others failed: Matt received the 8 lead, and realised...

Rule of 11 – Sky Bridge Club

Source: https://skybridgeclub.com/

My Son the Genius by Zia Mahmood

Wednesday, February 5, 2003 If you don’t see me winning any tournaments for a while, don’t be surprised. It’s not that I am becoming senile...

A Jean Besse’s Nice Hand

VII WORLD BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS Bal Harbour FL; Sept. 13-27, 1986 Source: Jean Besse and Edgar Kaplan often are friendly adversaries at the commentators table at world...

Playing in a 4-3 Fit By Jim Diebel

Source: wimpy-bridge by Jim Diebel          In past articles, I have been promoting the advantages of raising Partner’s 1st response of 1 in a major with only...

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