A Squeeze With Something Extra

Franco Baseggio   ~  

5 December 2023 21:30

Swiss teams.  Auction and play are a composite of events at both tables.  Deal probably rotated.  Assume defense plays standard carding. What's your plan starting here?  Not. […]

CIMA wins Keohane

Bridge Winners   ~  

4 December 2023 04:31

Congratulations to Leonardo Cima, Giorgio Duboin, Franck Multon, Marc Bompis, Francisco Bernal, and Miguel Villas-Boas for winning the Keohane North American Swiss Teams. In 2nd, finishing just 2. […]

MCALLISTER wins Mixed Swiss

Bridge Winners   ~  

4 December 2023 04:30

Congratulations to John McAllister, Matthew Brown, Sophia Baldysz, and Lilly Justman for winning the NABC Mixed Swiss Teams! In second place were Bruce Lang, Corey Krantz, Kathrine Bertheau, Chris. […]

Premier League answers

Paul Gipson   ~  

20 November 2023 10:54

My decisions and what worked!1.

Slam bidding in the cities

Paul Gipson   ~  

14 November 2023 17:11

I've been playing in the 40th edition of the Tonči Radelja Memorial BBO InterCity League. In the Spring edition I played occasionally as a substitute but I seem to have become a permanent sub for the. […]

Premier League problems

Paul Gipson   ~  

7 November 2023 15:36

Although I've been failing to blog, I have been playing bridge. In particular Alex and I have played in the Premier League again this season, three weekends playing behind screens, 336 boards in total. […]

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. […]