Posts by Bridge Hands

Montecatini 2017: Eight and a Half

By Ana Roth • 24 June, 2017

It seems that the Poland pair, must be Fellini fan, so they let be carried away by his surrealism and related the first board to the second, declaring the slam in NT, although their lack of the ace and the king of club.

Montecatini 2017: Unique Defense

By Ana Roth • 12 June, 2017

The only lead and the only return to defeat the contract… It seems that Klukowski – Zmuda reinforced their defenses with Leopoldina water before the championship …

Montecatini 2017: By Luck Montecatini has a cure for Stress

By Ana Roth • 10 June, 2017

For true bridge players there is no activity that absorbs them in the way bridge does. But on the way to satisfaction, during the championships there are …

Montecatini 2017: Montecatini High

By Ana Roth • 10 June, 2017

Today started the European Mixed Teams Open Championship, with a field of 114 teams. On Round 3 of the ten RR rounds, Board 22 generated important swings on many tables, ….

Replay these hands with me By Peter Goodman

By Ana Roth • 6 June, 2017

Today’s hand builds on our recent theme of planning your play before playing to trick 1 (and re-planning at about trick 3 or 4 if the play provides further information).

The Devil’s Coup – well, almost By Zia Mahmood

By Zia Mahmood • 31 May, 2017

Zia mahmood Chennai 2015

Today’s deal from the final of the NEC Cup 2010 featured something akin to the Devil’s Coup.

Watch Your Step Carefully by Nikola Tcholakov (BUL)

By ferlema • 1 May, 2017

be carefull

It is really a good advice for the declarer not to hurry after the lead when dummy goes down. Don’t be mislead by a world champion who immediately touches a card from dummy.

Goren on Bridge

By Charles Goren • 12 April, 2017

South should have taken out protection against a bad trump break which under the circumstances was no less remote a prospect.

Bridge play comes naturally

By Ana Roth • 9 April, 2017

Many players think that only experts can make contracts using a squeeze. Actually, many squeezes “play themselves,” emerging without any clever play.

A Deceptive Play By Oswald & Jim Jacoby

By Ana Roth • 4 April, 2017

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lthough most bridge championships are won by careful, stolid play interspersed with a sprinkling of luck, a very captivating aspect of the game is the opportunity to execute clever coups.