Posts by Bridge & Humor I

Bridge & Humor: Invasion and more…

By Ana Roth • 8 June, 2017

Four marines were playing bridge in a hut on a Pacific island.

Bridge & Humor: An Incredible Hand By Jay Becker

By Ana Roth • 13 February, 2017

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I was South. It was the best hand I ever held. Quietly, without fanfare, I opened with seven clubs.

Bridge & Humor: Popular Cards in 1965

By Ana Roth • 25 January, 2017

You play your cards and know from what you see whether it’s a good deal — or bad. But how much do you know about what’s on the other side?

Bridge & Humor: Surgeons vs Bridge Players

By Ana Roth • 29 December, 2016

Duplicate bridge in a club or tournament is considered a competitive sport, it will probably scare all the novices away from the tournament, but this story is often told by duplicate players:

Bridge & Humor: Bombs Spurred Bridge Interest

By Ana Roth • 27 December, 2016

Alan Truscott learned to play bridge in an English bomb shelter. It was 1941, he was 15 and German bombers …

Bridge & Humor: A Kibitzer erred…

By Ana Roth • 24 November, 2016


Dictionaries define the word “kibitzer” as a spectator at a card game who looks at the players cards over their shoulders. In the world of bridge, an extension of the standard definition has been added.

Bridge & Humor: My worst trump fit ever

By Ana Roth • 15 November, 2016


On a cold February evening, my regular partner Kees and I were at our local Bridge club, RKABC in Alkmaar, The Netherlands.

Bridge & Humor: Fata Morgana By Oren Lidor

By Ana Roth • 14 September, 2016

Dehydrated water...just add water.

A Fata Morgana (Italian: [ˈfaːta morˈɡaːna]) is an unusual and complex form of superior mirage that is seen in a narrow band right above the horizon.

Bridge & Humor: Bridge expert says be bold

By Ana Roth • 3 September, 2016

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There are some who have to train themselves to remember, and then there is Rixi Markus, one of the world’s great bridge players, who has to train—herself to forget.

Bridge & Humor: TD Anecdotes

By Ana Roth • 13 July, 2016

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Completely true stories, for those who don’t take their bridge too seriously, or those who do but appreciate its lighter moments.