Sacrificing on the Alt

Alt Invitational   ~  

15 April 2024 23:46

Martin Cantor reports   Congratulations to ECF Holding (Terje Lien, Erik Eide, Nicholai Evenstad, Stian Evenstad, Espen Fasting, Sam I Høyland, Jo-arne Ovesen, Siv Thoresen, Arve Farstad, Lasse Aase. […]

Three Elected to Hall of Fame

ACBL Official   ~  

9 April 2024 16:54

The ACBL Hall of Fame Committee has announced the election of Steve Garner, Justin Lall, and Janice Seamon-Molson to the Open Category of the Class of 2024 of the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony. […]

7-Card Fits

Kit Woolsey   ~  

8 April 2024 07:01

In a round of 16 match for USA2 in the open trials, you have a part-score battle decision. N-S vul, South deals. As South, you hold You open almost all 11-counts. Your 1NT openi. […]

Directing woes on BBO and dealing with them

Paul Gipson   ~  

8 March 2024 11:04

Last Tuesday we had a problem running our club tournament on BBO: the first problem we've had since the virtual club was established. This is the debrief that I sent our club directors to help them de. […]

Entries open for the Spring BBO InterCity League

Paul Gipson   ~  

13 February 2024 14:23

If you play bridge and are looking for a friendly, competitive league from March to May, then perhaps the Tonči Radelja Memorial BBO InterCity League is what you are looking for.It will run from Wedn. […]

Kickback, like any convention, needs a lot of work

Paul Gipson   ~  

1 February 2024 14:19

Most experts, and a lot of club players, moved away from using Blackwood many years ago and today Roman Keycard Blackwood (RKCB) is the most popular convention for checking aces when going slamming.Ho. […]

One hundred percent

Phasmid   ~  

17 September 2023 15:41

 Sometimes, when I'm in the mood, I check on Hanoi Rondon and his quest for the 100% game (BBO). I just love the way he says "One hundred percent" with a little emphasis on the "hun" and the "cent.". […]

The semi-preemptive 3NT

Phasmid   ~  

29 January 2023 21:06

I'm a fan of what I call the semi-preemptive 3NT based on a good minor suit (or minor suit fit). It makes it awkward for the opponents and has relatively little danger for the bidder. If they double,. […]

Camrose Trials 2022 this weekend

Eamon Galligan   ~  

29 October 2022 12:17

 This weekend Oct 29-31 CBAI hosts the Camrose Trials. 9 teams have entered and will do a round robin to eliminate the 5 lowest scoring teams Teams 3 and 9 will progress to the Final 4 round robin.. […]

Spider bridge

Phasmid   ~  

8 October 2022 15:06

Of course, you've heard the story about Robert the Bruce and the spider. Twice the spider failed to connect its web, but succeeded on the third try. That spider and, thus inspired, Robert the Bruce, r. […]