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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 …

Take All Your Chances, No.9 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 3 December, 2016

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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.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.3 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 27 November, 2016

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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.

What can go wrong? 3 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 20 March, 2016

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What is your play? Would it be different if you were playing in a pairs game? Hearts are 2-2.

Take all your chances at bridge – 7 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 5 December, 2015

Eddie Kantar 2010

1NT by you, 3NT by partner gets you the 6 heart lead. You play low from dummy, East…

Take all your chances at bridge – 3 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 30 November, 2015

1958 Marshall Miles, Ivan Erdos, Eddie Kantar, Ernie Rovere and Nat Cohen

It illustrates a theme entitled the safety-play finesse. Photo: 1958 Marshall Miles, Ivan Erdos, Eddie Kantar, Ernie Rovere and Nat Cohen

New Orleans 2015: Thinking Bridge Day 8 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 20 March, 2015

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Using the bidding as a guide to play and defense

New Orleans 2015: Thinking Bridge Day 3 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 15 March, 2015

Kantar-Hammann

Using the bidding as a guide to play and defense – part 3. Photo: kantar-Hamman

Providence 2014: Thinking Bridge Day 3 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 30 November, 2014

1958 Marshall Miles, Ivan Erdos, Eddie Kantar, Ernie Rovere and Nat Cohen

It is usually right to duck the first trick with A-x-x facing….