Posts by David Bakhshi

Making the Plan with David Bakhshi

By David Bakhshi • 9 August, 2016

David Bakhshi

West led the jack of spades and declarer paused to make a plan. Clearly, if the diamond finesse failed, so would the contract.

Czech Republic: Open Junior and School Team Championship

By David Bakhshi • 29 November, 2015

David kibitzing Harry

Team Fast Forward – winners of the Czech Junior Teams Championships:

Conventions: Landy by David Bakhshi

By David Bakhshi • 20 August, 2014

David Bakhshi

Originally the idea of Alvin Landy, it is a convention which allows an overcaller to show a two-suited hand following an opening bid of 1NT.

Ace-Showing Cue-Bids by David Bakhshi

By David Bakhshi • 21 February, 2014

David Bakhshi in Antalya

In this article I will discuss a treatment which is useful when developing auctions in which at least one member of the partnership has some interest in looking for a slam.

Trial Bids by David Bakhshi

By David Bakhshi • 27 December, 2013

David Bakhshi in Antalya

In this article we shall look at another way of judging whether your hand and partner fit well enough to bid low point-count games and slams.

Splinter Bids by David Bakhshi

By David Bakhshi • 17 December, 2013

David Bakhshi

This convention is a tool which allows for greater accuracy when judging whether to bid towards slam with minimal values. When seeking to bid low point count slams…