Search Results for: "Non-system Bidding Issues"

Non-system Bidding Issues VII by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 23 January, 2015

These are bidding sequences and five possible North hands. Decide which hand North is most likely to hold.

Non-system Bidding Issues VI by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 17 December, 2014

I believe that the current emphasis on conventions and systems is unhealthy. In this series, I’m discussing natural bidding skills that learning players often neglect.

Non-system Bidding Issues V by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 10 December, 2014

Players neglect the development of skills such as hand evaluation, planning the auction, maintaining discipline and visualization.

Non-system Bidding Issues IV by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 27 November, 2014

A good player places the cards around the table as the bidding proceeds. He imagines how the play will go in…

Non-system Bidding Issues III by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 21 November, 2014

“Wasted” and “Working” Values: when you evaluate unbalanced hands, some points may be more useful than others

Non-system Bidding Issues II by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 12 November, 2014

The true value of shortness depends on the degree of fit and how much wasted strength lies opposite the shortness.

Non-system Bidding Issues by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 4 November, 2014

In my opinion, the current preoccupation with conventions and systems is unhealthy.