Posts by 14 November 2016

Monaco Win their First Champion Cup

By EBL • 14 November, 2016


Our sincere congratulations thus go to Tor Helness, Geir Helgemo, Krzysztof Martens, Franck Multon, Pierre Zimmermann and Dominik Filipowicz.

Splimit Bids By Billy Miller

By ACBL • 14 November, 2016


Splinter bids come in all shapes and sizes, but the vast majority of players are familiar with only the most common examples. An especially cool type of splinter bid is one referred to as a “splimit” bid.

How simple. How very simple. By Easley Blackwood

By Ana Roth • 14 November, 2016


If you remember Sherlock Holmes, you will re-call how angry the great man became when, after explaining his solution of some baffling mystery, he had to listen to…

Bergen And Jump (Limit And Preemptive) Raises By Brent Manley

By Barry Rigal • 14 November, 2016

David Stern, Barry Rigal y Brent Manley

Bergen raises became popular in the 80s and are now widely played. They let you make pre-emptive, mixed and limit raises efficiently, though they seem to commit…

Strengthen Your Game By Brent Manley

By Ana Roth • 14 November, 2016

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If you want to improve your scores in duplicate, especially in pairs, it’s important to have a firm grasp on competitive bidding strategies.

Accepting or Refusing Trick N*1 by Ira Corn

By ferlema • 14 November, 2016

Ira Corn

“Before You grab the first one, think, think, think!

Observe Trezel in action in the play of this hand during the 1971 World Bridge Championship.