Posts by 25 February 2015

Bridge Tournament in Noah’s Ark by Robert Darvas

By Ana Roth • 25 February, 2015

EdwardHicks1846

The tournament never finished because the snails had not got beyond the fifth round and were still engaged playing the tortoises when the waters subsided and the Ark came to rest on Mount Ararat.” Photo: Edward Hicks, 1846

The Three Pipe Problem by Dr John Watson

By Ana Roth • 25 February, 2015

Sherlock holmes

‘I was aided by East’s bid of two clubs, which promised three card heart support, a singularly poor convention on this occasion.

Counting the Opponents’ Distribution by Patrick Jourdain

By Ana Roth • 25 February, 2015

Patrick Jourdain

Bridge is a game of deduction, judgment and memory. Memory improves with practice, judgment improves if you learn from experience. But deduction is the key skill you need to have.