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The Plan XXXI by Tim Bourke

By ferlema • 12 January, 2017

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The auction was the same at bouth tables in a team game. Each West began with the three top hearts, Both declarers ruffed the third heart, then cashed the ace and king of trump. Thereafter their paths diverged.

The Plan XVII by Tim Bourke (AUS)

By Tim Bourke • 31 March, 2015

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This deal cropped up in a teams match and the auction was the same at both tables, as was the lead: both West players started with the King of Spades.

Conventions: Whether to play 1 club 2+ or 3+? by P. Lavings

By Paul Lavings • 17 March, 2015

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I asked Ron Klinger why he preferred better minor and he kindly replied:

Tactical Moves in Play by Terence Reese

By Terence Reese • 3 June, 2014

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Trump coup: Where a defender’s trump tricks are curtailed or made to disappear altogether.

It Was Anything But A Moysian Fit

By Ana Roth • 26 January, 2013

SIGoren

May 21, 1973 by Charles Goren: Alphonse Moyse Jr. of New York recently became the

Death of a Bridge Club

By Ana Roth • 26 January, 2013

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“How’s the Thursday afternoon bridge club coming along? Having fun?”

The Security of the 4-3 Fit

By Paul Lavings • 26 January, 2013

Paul Lavings

One point of technique is that a 4-3 fit is often right…

The Moysian Fit

By Ana Roth • 26 January, 2013

Sonny Moyse

Mr. Alphonse Moyse Jr. advocated the opening of a 4-card Major suit

“The Defense” Part IV

By ferlema • 26 November, 2012

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From this moment: What would be your plan of defense to defeat the contract?.

“The Defense” Part I

By ferlema • 26 November, 2012

Carteo Avanzado de F. Popper

From this moment: What would be your plan of defense to defeat the contract?.