BW 2/1: Opener's Reverse

Bridge Winners   ~  

18 December 2017 01:25

This is the second poll in our series to help codify a Bridge Winners Standard for 2/1. As a reminder, our goal is a simple, natural system that intermediate players can play. This week's question: Af. […]

Fielder's Choice

Kit Woolsey   ~  

16 December 2017 03:51

In a round-robin match in the Open Trials, you must decide how best to compete against an enemy opening bid.None vul, South deals. As West, you hold:3!D would be preemptive.Your. […]

A New Blue Ribbon Pair, II

Oren Kriegel   ~  

13 December 2017 04:29

The first part of this article followed Board 13 through section Y of the last session of the Blue Ribbon Pairs in San Diego. This part deals with the companion board.  First up was Table 7. North-So. […]

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXVII: Man in a Trance

poorfrank   ~  

12 December 2017 12:45

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXVII: Man in a Trance By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank had a slim lead over arch rival Lucky Archie when the players drew the cards for the las. […]

Preparing for Christmas fun

Paul Gipson   ~  

11 December 2017 12:23

I wonder how many of the local bridge club actually read my blog?As I'm on the Committee, when the President asked about the fun bridge at the Christmas Party everyone took one step back and left me v. […]

The vagaries of scoring

Paul Gipson   ~  

6 December 2017 05:21

Last night two friends were looking to get some practice in on BBO as they prepare for the Scottish European trials, so I enlisted Gints (of Consolation win fame) to partner me.When you play a set gam. […]

Declan the Donplayer ACHIEVES

Eamon Galligan   ~  

6 December 2017 04:15

Late each Wednesday night up to about midnight the dunce with the laptop can be seen beavering away in the local community centre bar attempting to get his 70 hands played by the weekly closing time f. […]

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XLIII: Killing Leads

poorfrank   ~  

5 December 2017 12:17

  The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XLIII: Killing Leads                                                                     . […]

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXVI: An Unlikely Sacrifice

poorfrank   ~  

28 November 2017 11:54

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXVI: An Unlikely Sacrifice By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank was on one of the best winning streaks of his life. He had finished first in the l. […]

Awkward decisions

Paul Gipson   ~  

28 November 2017 04:49

Alan, Anne, Brian, and I started our defence of the East District Pivot teams last night with a comfortable win over another Edinburgh team. Aside from Alan and Brian bidding a slam that needed a 3-2. […]