Posts by Bridgewinners

Suit Showing Double or Takeout Double? By Mike Savage

By Bridgewinners • 21 February, 2017

In the modern bridge world there are a plethora of meanings for various doubles. The two oldest and most used are ….

Cue-bid your Opponent’s Suit to Show a Fit By Gavin Wolpert

By Bridgewinners • 7 April, 2016

Gavin Wolpert-Norberto Bocchi

Unless specifically agreed, bidding your opponent’s suit is not Natural. In almost every single auction, when…

A Trick Too Late By Jason Feldman

By Bridgewinners • 5 April, 2016


Nothing frustrates me more then realizing a trick too late that I played the wrong card and should have gotten it right.

Cool Hand from the 2012 Bermuda Bowl By Joe Grue

By Bridgewinners • 29 February, 2016

joe grue

I usually try if possible to follow Meckstroth’s rule of dealing with preempts:

The Saga Continues: ACBL Suspends F-S and F-N

By Bridgewinners • 2 November, 2015

brogeland fisher schwartz

Bridge Winners has learned that Lotan Fisher, Ron Schwartz, Fulvio Fantoni, and Claudio Nunes have had their ACBL memberships suspended, pending

The Saga Continues: Regarding the WBF Decision

By Bridgewinners • 28 September, 2015

Darren Wolpert & Daniel Korbel

As most are aware the WBF has not only allowed Poland to stay in the event but is planning to also allow them to add another pair.

The Saga Continues: Germany to Withdraw from Bermuda Bowl

By Bridgewinners • 19 September, 2015


Josef Piekarek and I (Alex Smirnov) are aware of the “whispers” circulating about our ethical conduct, and we are sorry to say there is some truth to them.

2014 Spring NABC Dallas: Videos

By Bridgewinners • 31 March, 2014

Vanderbilt 2014 Nickell

These videos were published in Bridgewinners by Greg Humphreys.

Hamman Receives Sportsmanship Award

By Bridgewinners • 16 February, 2014

Bob Hamman and Eric Kokish by Peg Kaplan

Bob Hamman is the Sidney H. Lazard Jr. Sportsmanship Award 2014 winner. Foto: Bob Hamman & Eric Kokish by Peg Kaplan

Breakin’ the Rules: Slam Bidding by Joshua Donn

By Bridgewinners • 28 January, 2014

Joshua Donn

Slam bidding is one of the most exciting parts of the game. Not only are lots of points on the line, but slams also…