Posts by 24 October 2016

Getting Your Ducks in a Row By Paul Thurston

By Ana Roth • 24 October, 2016

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While I’m a firm believer in the defensive mantra that ‘aces are made to capture kings and queens, knowing when to use one of those prime cards to win a trick while capturing a monarch can be just as important.

A gizmo for the defense! By Billy Miller

By Ana Roth • 24 October, 2016

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As declarer, you should absolutely love it when the opponents tell you they play “jack denies a higher honor and 10 or 9 promises zero or two higher” as their opening lead convention.

HOLD IT! by Terence Reese

By Terence Reese • 24 October, 2016

master play in contract bridge by Terence Reese

A sure indication a declarer can have that he is up against top-class opponents is that his attempts to force out their high cards early will meet with failure. Most defenders recognise the advantage of…