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Take All Your Chances, No.10 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 4 December, 2016

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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.8 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 2 December, 2016

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

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.

What can go wrong? – 4 By Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 23 March, 2016

Jerry with Zeke Jabbour and Eddie Kantar in Cuernavaca Mexico

I have found it helpful to count my notrump tricks even at a suit contract. Many times both contracts can be …

Take all your chances at bridge – 8 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 7 December, 2015

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With only your side vulnerable, West opens 3 spades, partner passes and East ups the ante to 4 spades.

Take all your chances at bridge – 4 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 1 December, 2015

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What are they bidding on? You and partner have 30 high-card points between your two hands…

New Orleans 2015: Thinking Bridge Day 7 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 19 March, 2015

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Using the bidding as a guide to play and defense

New Orleans 2015: Thinking Bridge Day 4 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 16 March, 2015

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Using the bidding as a guide to play and defense – part 4

Providence 2014: Thinking Bridge Day 9 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 6 December, 2014

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Opening lead commentary: Ace from A-K at trick one vs. suit contracts. After trick one, the…

Providence 2014: Thinking Bridge Day 4 by Eddie Kantar

By ACBL • 1 December, 2014

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This double of a voluntarily bid slam is called a Lightner Slam Double after its originator, Teddy Lightner.