Posts by Victor Mollo

To Ruff or Not to Ruff? By Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 13 September, 2016

card play technique

You may have heard about those poor fellows who sleep at night on the Embankment, exposed to the cold winter winds. Their plight is…

Papa The Greek vs. The Hideous Hog By Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 5 July, 2016

Papa the greek

One of England’s foremost bridge players and most prolific writers on the subject, the author first introduced the characters in this article in a delightful book, Bridge in the Menagerie. Their counterparts can be seen at most card tables…

Bridge & Humor: The Ace of Trumps Runs Away By Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 15 June, 2016

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Papa and the Hideous Hog exchanged hostile glances. They had known in their bones that they would cut together, for it wasn’t their lucky day.

At Griffins Club By Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 22 March, 2016

Libro Victor Mollo

We play quickly, for we feel that it is more dignified to make mistakes through lack of forethought than after mature deliberation.

Bridge & Humor: Victor Mollo (1909 – 1987)

By Victor Mollo • 19 January, 2016

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Victor Mollo was born in St Petersburg, into a wealthy Russian family. He was 8 years old when…

Ruffing Winners by Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 1 December, 2015

card play technique

Ruffing Winners, no losers… this sort of situation occurs every now and then…

Bridge & Humor: Ruefel Rabbit Wins Impossible Slam

By Victor Mollo • 17 November, 2015

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The hand of the day is from a new book by the English author, Victor Mollo, a bridge writer of wide repute who belongs to a fictitious bridge club called the Griffins.

Karapet vs HH by Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 9 November, 2015

Libro Victor Mollo

The central characters in today’s hand are Karapet. Djoulikyan, the Free Armenian, who sadly admits that he is the unluckiest bridge player in the world, and

Bridge & Humor: Perfect Misunderstanding by Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 26 September, 2015

Libro Victor Mollo

Through a misunderstanding, R.R. was left to play the next hand in 1 spade.

The Ace of Trumps Run Away by Victor Mollo

By Victor Mollo • 30 July, 2015

Libro Victor Mollo

Papa and the Hideous Hog exchanged hostile glances. They had known in their bones that they would cut together, for…