Posts by 11 November 2016

Are you oblivious to the danger? By Phillip Alder

By Phillip Alder • 11 November, 2016


Longtime readers may remember my series about TRADE, the five key points to be considered at trick one. They are:

The magic number 200 By Charles Goren

By Charles Goren • 11 November, 2016

Charles Goren

The magic number 200 is the Holy Grail of the duplicate bridge player. To achieve that score, …

Common Misunderstandings (Disasters) People Have By Andy Hung

By Ana Roth • 11 November, 2016

Andy Hung

Let’s face it. Misunderstandings will almost inevitably occur in any partnership, but there are some that come up more often than others. Knowing (and discussing) through these situations should…

Counting the hand By Easley Blackwood

By Ana Roth • 11 November, 2016

Easley Blackwood 1952

Mr. Dale’s Inclination to play no—trump contracts got him into trouble on this hand. Five diamonds were cold against any defense, but the three no trump contract…

Trouble with lebensohl By Billy Miller

By Ana Roth • 11 November, 2016


Dear Billy, We have been having a great deal of trouble with lebensohl. My partner and I not only use it after our 1NT openers when the opponents interfere, but also when…