Posts by 10 October 2016

How NOT to Play Bridge – Evaluation

By Ana Roth • 10 October, 2016


The enigmatic Professor parted the curtain at the rear of the auditorium stage and strode proudly to his podium.

When Should you Double a Weak NT? By Steve Robinson

By Steve Robinson • 10 October, 2016

Steve Robinson

Your RHO opens a 12-14 notrump. Holding Kxx/Kxx/Kxxx/Kxx, I think you would pass. Assuming you’re playing penalty doubles of weak notrumps, what are…

Dummy reversal does it By O. Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 10 October, 2016


South studied the hand before playing a high heart from dummy. The study, such as it was, didn’t work out the winning line of play.

Entry management By Frank Stewart

By Ana Roth • 10 October, 2016

entry management

When dummy has few entries, declarer must handle them with care.

Sheinwold on Bridge

By Ana Roth • 10 October, 2016

bridge cartoon alfred Sheinwold

The average declarer begins today’s clubs by leading dummy’s queen. Quite correct if South needs…

The Plan XXV by Tim Bourke

By Tim Bourke • 10 October, 2016

Tim Bourke

He realised that the main chance of developing the two extra game-going tricks in time was to play hearts for four tricks. If the hearts were 3-3 then any sensible play would have brought in a total of four tricks.