Posts by July 2013

Conventions: Inverted Minors by Bob Crosby

By Ana Roth • 31 July, 2013

Bob Crosby

One of a minor – 2NT should be a game force 13-15 HCP. This understanding keeps

Conventions: Fit Showing Jump Bids

By Ana Roth • 31 July, 2013

Fit Showing

This basic principle is used as a feature in several bridge bidding systems.

2013 Cavendish Ladies Category.

By Ana Roth • 30 July, 2013

Jean-Charles Allavena

July 29th 2013:
Last year, the prestigious Cavendish Invitational was played for the first time in Monaco. The cavendish moved from Las Vegas because of …

Conventions: 5NT…5 No trump

By Bob Crosby • 30 July, 2013

Bob Crosby

Ambiguity is bad for any language and bridge is no exception.

The World Youth Teams Championship 2014 goes to Istanbul

By Ana Roth • 29 July, 2013

Ata Aydin, Nevzat Aydoğdu and Gianarrigo Rona

Photo: Ata Aydin, Nevzat Aydoğdu and Gianarrigo Rona signing the contract.

2014 World Bridge Series to Sanya, China

By WBF • 28 July, 2013

Gianarrigo Rona Sanya

Gianarrigo Rona, the president of World Bridge Federation delivers a speech on the contract signing ceremony of Sanya hosting 2014 World Bridge Series Championships in Beijing.

Conventions: Checkback Stayman

By Barbara Seagram • 28 July, 2013

Barbara Seagram

Checkback Stayman is a nifty convention which is used most commonly after…

It’s All in your Head II by GS Jade Barrett

By GS Jade Barrett • 27 July, 2013

GS Barrett

We all know the frustration we experience when our team…

Roger Lee on Doubles Part 2

By Ana Roth • 26 July, 2013

Mark Feldman, Roger Lee, Billy Pollack & Nik Demirev

Today I want to talk a little bit about bidding over preempts.

Maury Braunstein: A Divine Story By Alfred Sheinwold

By ACBL • 26 July, 2013

Maury Braunstein

Braunstein waited for a few seconds and coughed warningly at dummy and declarer, two Catholic priests who often played as partners in those years. When his cough and stern stare had no effect, Braunstein spoke: