Posts by Stephen Cashmore

Stay low on a misfit

By Stephen Cashmore • 10 October, 2012


Stay low on a misfit probably dates from the earliest years of contract bridge. It is a most useful maxim. By definition, you and your partner do not…

Skip Stayman on a 4333 Hand

By Stephen Cashmore • 1 October, 2012


It is often right to skip Stayman when you have no ruffing value. For one thing, there is no point in seeking a fit when both hands may be completely flat. Secondly…