Posts by December 2015

Win at Bridge by Alan Sontag

By Ana Roth • 29 December, 2015

Alan Sontag por Peg Kaplan

Some years ago a match-point duplicate player found himself in the company of a bunch of rubber bridge players on a cruise.

Correctly Evaluating Your hand by Marty Bergen

By Marty Bergen • 29 December, 2015

pocket posh tips for bridge players bergen

Honors in short suits are worth less than their assigned value and should be downgraded.

A Vital Entry by Robert Darvas

By Ana Roth • 29 December, 2015

spotlight on card Play darvas Luckacs

You are South, and your contract is Three No-Trumps. West leads the 6 of hearts.

The Play of the Cards at Duplicate by Alfred Sheinwold

By Ana Roth • 28 December, 2015

duplicate bridge Alfred Sheinwold

You cannot afford to play for safety in a duplicate game. If you find yourself in a normal contract, you must play for every trick that isn’t nailed down. If you’re in a bad contract, you

Tips on Part-Score Hands by Oswald Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 28 December, 2015

Hear how to play bridge Oswald Jacoby

From time to time readers want to know why bridge columns neglect part-score hands in favor of more sensational games and slams.

Hand Re-evaluation.

By Ana Roth • 28 December, 2015

evaluacion de la mano

Here North/South reached a game on 23 points by using the appropriate hand re-evaluation.

Sylivia Confounds the Experts

By Ana Roth • 26 December, 2015

bridge marquer

It took Sylvia a long time to learn to use point count.

Should you Open or Pass? by Phillip Alder

By Phillip Alder • 26 December, 2015

Phillip Alder interview

Occasionally you will be looking at your hand and asking yourself, ‘Should I open one of a suit or should I pass?’

Bridge & Humor: Bruce the chimpanzee

By Ana Roth • 26 December, 2015

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Rita and Dennis Hogan were not always the avid duplicate fans they are now.

Remember ways to get out of tough spots

By Ana Roth • 26 December, 2015

Gene Benedict

The experienced declarer has a bag full of tricks to use when he gets into a tough spot.