Posts by 16 November 2015

A Big Gamble pays Off

By Ana Roth • 16 November, 2015

Trick 13

Mystery is the key to a murder story set in the environs of the top level bridge scene. Entitled “Trick 13,” Jeremy Flint tells a story that…

Book looks at Hand Evaluation

By Marty Bergen • 16 November, 2015

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In 1996, Marty Bergen wrote the popular bridge book Points Schmoints, which is considered a classic. The Rule of 20, Bergen Raises, and the DONT convention are some of his contributions to modern bridge.

How Should You Bid a Freak Hand? by Julian Pottage

By Julian Pottage • 16 November, 2015

Julian Pottage

The official definition of a freak hand varies. Some say any hand with a void or two singletons. Others say …

EBL: Allegra wins the 14th European Champions’ Cup

By EBL • 16 November, 2015

CC Allegra Alejandro Bianchedi, Dennis Bilde, Norberto Bocchi, Massimiliano Di Franco, Giorgio Duboin and Agustin Madala.

The winners are Alejandro Bianchedi, Dennis Bilde, Norberto Bocchi, Massimiliano Di Franco, Giorgio Duboin and Agustin Madala.

Entry Management By David Bird, Tim Bourke

By David Bird • 16 November, 2015

entry management

Entry management ensures that you are in the right hand at the right time and is an important part of planning the play of a hand.

Bridge & Humor: Women & Bridge in 1906

By Ana Roth • 16 November, 2015

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It was two or three years ago that various New York clergymen took to denouncing from the pulpit woman's suddenly developed passion to gamble at bridge whist.