Posts by 31 January 2016

The True Story of the King of Club by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 31 January, 2016

Kantar, Garozzo, Aisemberg, Belladonna

Photo: Kantar, Garozzo, Eisenberg y Belladonna

Bermuda Regional 2016: Teams Event

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016

Roman Smolski, Geoffrey S. Jade Barrett y Karen Lee Barrett.

Barrett team: G.S. Jade Barrett, Donna Lombardini, Karen Barrett, Harlow (who played doggone well!) and Roman Smolski took top honours in Flight A of the last Stratiflighted Swiss Teams event.

Book Review: A Bridge Too Far?

By Paul Lavings • 31 January, 2016

Tom Hanlon

A Bridge Too Far? A first year as a pro By Tom Hanlon with Enda Murphy (Acumen Press, 2007, soft cover, 305 pages)

2016 Reykjavik Bridge Festival

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016

Peter Berteaux wins the teams event: BERTHEAU Peter; BERG Måns; STOKKA Adam; HULT Simon and Rumen Trendafilov y Nevena Senior wins the pairs event.

France: Riehm wins 2016 DN1 Open

By FrenchFederation • 31 January, 2016

Campeones DN1 2016

The Victory went to Franck Riehm’s team (Michel Duguet, Lionel sebbane Cédric Lorenzini, Alain Levy, Frederick Volcker).

Hand of the Century

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016

Geir Helgemo

Some years ago, Helgemo was playing in the US with Edgar Kaplan and made a seemingly impossible contract through a sensational piece of card reading.

Envisioning Your Partner’s Hand When Bidding

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016


There are times when it helps to imagine certain cards in partner’s hand, and bid accordingly.

Bridge in the News

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016

Canberra 2016 risa joven

Summer Festival of Bridge 2016: All ages getting involved

Words of the Oracle

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016

Theodore A. Lightner

The twentieth century oracle was Theordore Lightner, born Michigan USA 1893, died 1981, Yale law graduate, stockbroker, regular partner of Culbertson and bridge theoretician.

When to lead Agressively by Andrew Robson

By Andrew Robson • 31 January, 2016

andrew robson seminar

If the opponents bid confidently, an aggressive approach to your leading strategy is called for.