Posts by 07 January 2014

The Culbertson Law on Symmetry

By Ana Roth • 7 January, 2014

Ely Culbertson

The Culbertson Law on symmetry was based upon his alleged experience that more often than not the distribution pattern in one hand tended to repeate itself around the table.

Agustin Madala Wins the Goren Trophy by Phillip Alder for the New York Times

By ferlema • 7 January, 2014

Phillip Alder

The Goren Trophy is awarded to the player who wins the most masterpoints during the Fall North American Championships. This year’s winner was Agustin Madala, who ….

2014 Junior World Championships Teams Selected

By USBF • 7 January, 2014

Adam Kaplan, Zach Brescoll, Adam Grossack, Zach Grossack, Owen Lien, Marius Agica

The Junior United States Bridge Championships (JUSBC), which selected the USBF teams for the 2014 World Junior Championships, to be held in August, 2014 in Istanbul Turkey, took place Dec 31-Jan 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. Foto: Adam Kaplan, Zach Brescoll, Adam Grossack, Zach Grossack, Owen Lien, Marius Agica

Continuations and Returns

By Julian Pottage • 7 January, 2014

Julian Pottage

Often it works well for the defenders to persevere with the suit led at trick one. You or your partner, whoever made the opening lead, must have had a reason for choosing it, and that reason may still apply. Moreover, if…

Bridge & Humor: Some Short Jokes

By Ana Roth • 7 January, 2014

Cartoon Bridge

Once there was a married couple they hated each other. They met another couple that also hated each other. One night they…