Posts by Advanced 3

The Plan XXXV

By ferlema • 10 July, 2017

Tim Bourke

West led the queen of hearts. Declarer played low from dummy and East took the trick with his singleton ace, and then had to find the entry to West’s hand to acquire his ruff.

Pre-Montecatini 2017: Analysis Slow and Quick By Jean-Paul Meyer

By Ana Roth • 9 June, 2017

In June 1997, 20 years ago the 43rd GENERALI EUROPEAN BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS was played in Montecatini Terme, Italy. Today we bring you an article …

Perfecting Your game By Sam Graham

By Ana Roth • 5 June, 2017

bridge cartoon cup esp

The job of the defense is to use its relatively few assets (in comparison to the assets of the offense) to take as many tricks as possible.

The philosophical approach By Steve Becker

By Ana Roth • 29 May, 2017

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It is often said that the mark of a good player is his ability to correctly guess two-way finesses for queens. While this is certainly a measure of a player’s skill, an even better…

Santiago 2017: A Nicely Declarer Play by Fernando Lema

By ferlema • 23 May, 2017


In the open room Mustafa decided to open 1NT, Benjamín Robles passed hiding the strength of his hand and Donati leap to 4 diamonds, transfer to spades.

Artistic player uses imagination By Alfred Sheinwold

By Ana Roth • 5 April, 2017

If you compare what actually happened with what you hear about a bridge hand from the players, you appreciate the art of story telling. You may also begin to wonder about history books.


By Ana Roth • 5 April, 2017

Do you consider yourself a master of dummy-play technique?

Easley Blackwood…Bridge

By Ana Roth • 28 March, 2017

Bridge cartoon nervous

As soon as a hand is played, Mr. Heinsite whips into his analysis, usually pointing out something his partner should have done to get a better result on the deal.

Reducing the Opponent’s ruffing power! By Liam Milne

By Ana Roth • 13 March, 2017

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You might have heard the advice “lead trumps against doubled part-scores”. This is usually …

Blackwood on Bridge By Easley Blackwood

By Ana Roth • 3 March, 2017

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The big problem in the play of many hands is that of deciding which suit to work on to establish your tricks. There are many factors to consider in making your choice.