Time to watch

Paul Gipson   ~  

23 September 2018 08:54

Eight years ago the British Lions descended on Philadelphia to play in the World Bridge Series. We all had a great time but missed the 2014 edition when it was in China.This year's event is in Orlando. […]

Galligan v Country Gentleman

Eamon Galligan   ~  

20 September 2018 14:30

This afternoon I finished off my latest 16 board challenge against the country gentleman who fancies himself at bridge. I had 6 bad efforts in the first 8 boards so reckoned I was trailing badly. At t. […]

Duais Peadar Sept 22nd

Eamon Galligan   ~  

19 September 2018 16:39

This weekend down in Athlone at the Hodsom Bay hotel on one of the corners of Lough Ree the Presidents Prize will take place. A fine venue which even has parking for boats. So you could cruise to the. […]

Master Points for Foreign Players

Barry Rigal   ~  

19 September 2018 16:26

The ACBL has many events at regionals and NABCs which have upper master point limits.  In addition, regional KOs are often bracketed by average Master Points of the competitors.  One issue that aris. […]

Match 4 Mixed Trials qualification

Eamon Galligan   ~  

19 September 2018 09:16

Good morning folks.As some will know trials for Euro Mixed teams took place in Galway last weekend. I have already indicated my view on the format but that was looking through a players eyes.From the. […]

Open Orlando Discussion Thread

Bridge Winners   ~  

18 September 2018 19:58

This is an open discussion thread to discuss general topics regarding the 2018 World Bridge Series in Orlando, Florida, USA. Feel free to comment about anything related to the events occurring in Orla. […]

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIII: A Foolproof Double

poorfrank   ~  

18 September 2018 15:16

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIII: A Foolproof Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank had Lucky Archie right where he wanted him the other night at the local duplicate club. Or. […]

First weekend of the English Premier League

Paul Gipson   ~  

18 September 2018 08:33

Alex and I are playing in the second division of the EBU Premier League this year, with Sarah Bell, Simon Creasey, Ben Norton, and Alex Roberts.For the first weekend we left Ben and Alex on the bench. […]

Non-linearity in Bridge

Phasmid   ~  

17 September 2018 17:51

I apologize in advance for the length of this article. I could perhaps make it shorter, if only I had the time. But if you don't want to wade through a lot of preamble, then skip to the last few parag. […]

The Safer Plus

Kit Woolsey   ~  

16 September 2018 07:01

In a Round of 32 match in the Open trials for USA2, you have to handle a nice-looking hand opposite partner's strong 1NT opener. Both vul, East deals. As North, you hold: 1NT: 1. […]