Posts by 06 October 2016

Distributional Hands Defy any set Rule

By Ana Roth • 6 October, 2016

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There is some substance to the Culbertson theory of distribution to the effect that a player’s hand pattern will be closely related to the distribution of a given suit.

It is Not always wise to double a slam contract

By Ana Roth • 6 October, 2016

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IT IS NOT always wise to double a slam contract, especially when the bidding indicates the opponents are holding highly distributional hands.

Defense Best Offense in bridge

By Ana Roth • 6 October, 2016

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This fine example of defensive bidding and defensive play is from the 1968 Blue Ribbon. Eddie Kantar, who was playing West, decided to…