Posts by April 2017

8th European Open Bridge Championship, Press and General information

By ferlema • 20 April, 2017


8th EUROPEAN OPEN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS Montecatini Terme, Italy 10th to 24th June 2017 Organised by the European Bridge League In cooperation with the Italian Bridge Federation.

Third & Fourth Seat Openings By Paul Lavings

By Paul Lavings • 18 April, 2017

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Most partnerships haven’t defined their strategy for third and fourth seat openings. Sort yourselves out with this quiz on third seat openings, nil vulnerable:

Maintaining trump control By Jay Becker

By Ana Roth • 14 April, 2017

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Maintaining trump control is the key to most hands played in a suit contract. Declarer must watch his step when repeated ruffs weaken his trump position.

A sensational Slam By A. Sheinwold

By Ana Roth • 14 April, 2017

It was Charles Monk, one of Belgium’s leading experts, and he had a sensational bridge hand to talk about.

Bridge & Humor: Shakespeare Bridge

By Ana Roth • 13 April, 2017

In the JACOBY MODERN version of Shakespeare, we find that Romeo and Juliet had met at a bridge club.

Bridge Lesson By Oswald Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 13 April, 2017

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You all know the kind of player who wants to play every hand. As your partner, he will bid one suit after another if he lacks support for your suit. And if he…

Goren on Bridge

By Charles Goren • 12 April, 2017

South should have taken out protection against a bad trump break which under the circumstances was no less remote a prospect.

Never Quit Trying By Paul Boardman

By Ana Roth • 12 April, 2017

Bridge Cartoon missus

The moral of today’s hand is that one should never give up, even when the cause appears to be hopeless.

Trust Your Partner By Shepard Barclay

By Ana Roth • 12 April, 2017

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TREATING your partner as if he doesn’t know his business is just as witless in bridge as in the workaday world.

Tremendous player Autobiography spans the years By Alfred Sheinwold

By Ana Roth • 12 April, 2017

There is a lot of psychology in good bridge, and to me a new partner is a fascinating challenge.