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Kansas 2017: Thinking bridge III By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 12 March, 2017

East should make the following opening lead inferences: When dummy hits and the A-K of any side suit is not visible, assume …

Kansas 2017: Thinking bridge II By Eddie Kantar

By ACBL • 11 March, 2017

Tip: When setting up a long suit, use trump entries before side suit entries

Thinking bridge By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 10 March, 2017

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Bidding commentary: As South, you can revalue your hand facing a takeout double. An unbid five-card major is worth…

Take All Your Chances, No.10 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 4 December, 2016


With only your side vulnerable, West opens 3S, partner passes and East ups the ante to 4S. You have no qualms…

Take All Your Chances, No.9 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 3 December, 2016


With both sides vulnerable, you open 1NT in first seat. West overcalls 3S and partner bids 3NT. You and partner are playing…

Take All Your Chances, No.8 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 2 December, 2016

Eddie Kantar Clase

Partner opens 1D and rebids 1NT after your 1S response. Not expecting to be facing a singleton spade, you …

Take All Your Chances, No.7 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 1 December, 2016

Kantar, Garozzo, Aisemberg, Belladonna

East opens 1S, vulnerable, in third seat. You try 2H. West passes, partner raises to 3H and East

Take All Your Chances, No.6 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 30 November, 2016

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You open your aceless wonder with 1C and partner responds a quiet 1D. You bid an even quieter 1NT….

Take All Your Chances, No.4 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 28 November, 2016

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Your partner opens 1H, East passes and you respond 1NT. Your partner knows how much you like to be declarer, so he gives up on his heart suit and raises you to 3NT. West leads the Club Q. Plan the play.

Take All Your Chances, No.3 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 27 November, 2016

Eddie Kantar bulletin

You open 1S, partner bids 4H, known as a “splinter” bid, showing a singleton heart, four or more spades, plus opening bid values. You have too good a hand to fool around.