Posts by 14 October 2016

Bergen Raises

By Ana Roth • 14 October, 2016


Bergen Raises are a neat little tool that has both constructive and destructive purposes. The main advantage of the Bergen Raise is to let the partnership know of…

A Misfit? Quit! …A Fit? It’s a Hit

By Ana Roth • 14 October, 2016

Bridge 25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer  By Barbara Seagram, David Bird

Less experienced players sometimes pick up their hand, count their points, find they have 13 points and no matter what happens during the entire auction, they continue to have 13 points.

A Strong Rebiddable Suit By Charles Goren

By Ana Roth • 14 October, 2016

Charles Goren

A strong rebiddable suit may be vaguely described as one with which you would be willing to play at a game contract if the dummy…

Three favourite slam tools By Andrew Robson

By Andrew Robson • 14 October, 2016

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My three favourite slam tools are the Jacoby 2 NT, splinter bids and Roman Key Card Blackwood. Sometimes they all crop up on the same deal, such as this delightful offering from a duplicate at my Club…