Posts by 03 October 2016

Hold-Up

By Ana Roth • 3 October, 2016

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You Can Stop the Defense When You Hold Up an Ace

Test Your Dummy Play

By Ana Roth • 3 October, 2016

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1. You are declarer with the West hand at Four Hearts and North leads the king of spades. How should you play the hand?

Establishing a suit By O. Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 3 October, 2016

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You have all heard about the bridge player who could resist anything but temptation. In this case temptation was the chance to get a ruff or two in dummy.

Strip-and-End play

By Ana Roth • 3 October, 2016

Puesta en Mano End Play

To decide your plan of play in any deal, follow the order of choice of plays. Somewhere in that list will be the play you need to make the contract you are after.

My favorite safety play By Sam Fry

By Ana Roth • 3 October, 2016

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The somewhat esoteric jargon of bridge players—and, we admit, more particularly bridge writers—includes such as “grand coup ” “Deschapelles coup,” “double squeeze,” “strip and end play” and so on.

Handling highly unusual hands

By Ana Roth • 3 October, 2016

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How I wish I had told this teammate about the advice Grant Baze (one of the top experts in the USA) gave me about 6-6 and 7-6 hands before this deal came up.