Posts by Frank Stewart

Bid and Play a deal with Me By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 30 January, 2017

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In this article, we will bid and play a deal, and you listen in on my thoughts.

Another unmakeable contract By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 26 January, 2017

I was in the club lounge when a player came in from a penny game.

End Play By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 21 October, 2016

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Would you rather try to make 3NT or try to beat it?

Set Up the Side Suit By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 9 October, 2016

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This week’s deals involve the idea of “trump control”: preserving enough trumps so you can safely establish and cash your other winners.

Partscore defense By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 27 June, 2016

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Today’s East-West were a married couple. Against two hearts, West led a diamond, and …

Doubtful Advice By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 29 February, 2016

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We’re often told: “Always cover an honor with an honor.” Doubtful advice. Experts cover (or not) on a case-by-case basis.

Bidding Nine By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 26 February, 2016

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The laws of bridge prohibit bids of more than seven (though I once…

Deductive Reasoning By Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 18 February, 2016

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“I never pay any income tax, Watson,” Sherlock Holmes said. “I make too many brilliant deductions.”

Entry Management by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 6 January, 2016

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This week’s deals have treated declarer’s entry management. You can test your play by covering today’s East-West cards.

Me, myself and I by Frank Stewart

By Frank Stewart • 5 January, 2016

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Some people’s idea of teamwork is me, myself and I, but that approach won’t work at bridge.