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New Orleans 2015: Thinking Bridge Day 5 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 17 March, 2015

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Using the bidding as a guide to play and defense – part 5

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

New Orleans 2015: Thinking Bridge Day 1 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 13 March, 2015

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Using the bidding as a guide to play and defense – part 1

Providence 2014: Thinking Bridge Day 6 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 3 December, 2014

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Tip: As a defender, go back to the bidding. It often tells you how many points declarer has, which helps you plan the defense. Further…

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.

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….

Providence 2014: Thinking Bridge Day 2 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 29 November, 2014

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South didn’t know how he was going to get to dummy, but he wasn’t going to let a hand like this play in…

Providence 2014: Thinking Bridge Day 1 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 28 November, 2014

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To remember: A passed hand seldom has as many as 12 HCP. If a passed hand turns up with…

OK… Once or Twice…But Six!!! by Edwin Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 3 October, 2014

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Board 28 of the second final session of the Open Pairs produced a series of spectacular defensive plays by my partner, Mike Lawrence, in the South chair.

Conventions: Roman Key Card Blackwood 1430 by Eddie Kantar

By Eddie Kantar • 7 August, 2014

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The complete Roman Key Card Blackwood 1430 convention as nobody ever explain it …