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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...

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...

The Master Point Press Book of the Year 2005

Source: 2005 WORLD BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Bulletin The Principle of Restricted Talent and Other Bridge Stories by Danny Kleinman & Nick Straguzzi Readers of The Bridge World will already be...

Experts Errors By Fred Gitelman

Source: Canadian Master Point Magazine Playing bridge like an expert isn’t about executing backwash squeezes and brilliant coups — at least, most of the time. It’s...

The Deschapelles Coup

Source: Wikipedia The Deschapelles Coup, named after a 19th century french chess and whist player Alexandre Deschapelles, is the lead of an unsupported honor to create an...

Merrimac Coup

Source: Wikipedia The Merrimac coup (also known as Hobson's coup or Hobson's choice) is a contract bridge coup where a player (usually a defender) sacrifices a high card in order to eliminate a...

Counting the defensive tricks By James Jacoby

Successful defense requires fast thinking. In particular a defender must use the bidding to picture the strength of declarer's hand. This information, plus that...

The best 2017 Spingold Lead By Adolfo Madala

Buenos Aires, July 27, 2017 Editor's Note: Adolfo is Agustin Madala y Adolfito Madala father. Much water has passed under the bridges since that distant 1966...

Defensive Squeeze towards the Declarer in the U26 Italian Championships

Source: BDI ITalia By Giovanni Donati | Apr 18, 2017 |  Knowing the three colored West hand with a sure spade singleton I attacked (in the North position) with...

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