Posts by June 2013

Ostende 2013: 6th European Open Bridge Championships

By Ana Roth • 29 June, 2013

Sabine Auken + Roy Welland

Open Pairs: Roy Welland & Sabine Auken are the new European Champions. Catherine D’Ovidio and Janice Seamon-Molson won the Women event and Nicholas Fitzgibbon & Adam Mesbur were first in the senior.

A Mysterious Queen

By Ana Roth • 29 June, 2013

Jan Jansma-Zia Mahomood

A lady who said no to Zia … Photo: Jan Jansma-Zia Mahmood, second in the 2013 European Open Pairs Championship.

Single Raise Constructive by Andrew Gumperz

By Andrew Gumperz • 26 June, 2013

Single Raise Constructive

It feels lousy to watch partner decline your game try and

2013 World Wide Bridge Contest: Board 1

By Ana Roth • 25 June, 2013

Eric Kokish

A board played in the World Wide Bridge Contest 2013, explained by the actual best bridge coach: Eric Kokish.

European Open Teams Bridge Championships: Match Ventin-Israel EIDI

By Ana Roth • 23 June, 2013

Juan Carlos Ventin

In the 10th round of the European Open Teams Bridge Championships the Ventin team played against the Israel EIDI team. The match ended with Ventin’s victory by 40-10 IMPs. Photo: Juan Carlos Ventin

Well Done Partner by Fulvio Fantoni

By Fulvio Fantoni • 20 June, 2013

Ostende 2013 PM 004

Ciao :) we reached the final of the Mixed Pairs Championship. I’d like to tell you about a nice board played by Iolanda my wife. Photo: Iolanda in Ostende 2013

Ostende 2013: An Authentic Fredin

By Ana Roth • 20 June, 2013

Peter Fredin

In the first session of the day June 20, 2013 in the European Mixed Team Championships 2013 in Ostend 2013 Schaltz and Gross teams played together.

One trick for you, two tricks for me

By Fulvio Fantoni • 15 June, 2013

Nunes-Fantoni JLP2013

The final result is: one trick for him which is the crucial down trick.

The 30 Point Deck

By Ana Roth • 15 June, 2013

The 30 Point Deck

At bridge, an Ace counts 4, a King 3, a Queen 2 and a Jack 1, so a deck has 40 High Card Points. The situation I refer to is where one of you has a singleton or void and your partner…

Bid More with Shortness

By Andrew Gumperz • 14 June, 2013

Andrew Gumperz

When is the most advantageous times to intervene over an opposing preempt: with shortness in the opponent’s suit or with length?