Posts by 13 January 2016

Bridge & Humor: Bridge Chuckle

By Ana Roth • 13 January, 2016

bridge cartoon faces

Overheard at a bridge club: “Have you heard the latest?” “Heard it? My dear, I started it”

For a Second by Alfred Sheinwold

By Ana Roth • 13 January, 2016

Alfred Sheinwold

“For a second there, I had ten tricks,” South sighed.

Conventions: Bart by Paul Lavings

By Ana Roth • 13 January, 2016

BART team wins 2011 North American Swiss

Now that 2/1 Game Force is becoming more popular it is a good idea to employ conventions that work well with the method. Photo: BART team wins 2011 North American Swiss

Dummy on your left: lead through heft by Bernard Magee

By Bernard Magee • 13 January, 2016

Bernard Magee

Focus on dummy and your defence will improve: when dummy is on your left, lead through heft.

Mental Workout by Dan Howe

By Ana Roth • 13 January, 2016

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Apparently some people really covet mental exercise, popular opinion to the contrary.

The Secret Weapon by Jay Becker

By Ana Roth • 13 January, 2016

Becker, B Jay (Small)

Let’s say you’re declarer at six spades and West leads the ten of hearts.

Analitycal Power par Excellence by Phillip Alder

By Phillip Alder • 13 January, 2016

Benito Garozzo-Dano De Falco

The best declarers anticipate bad breaks and plan how to overcome them.