April 7, 2017

Remembering the Played Cards

Instead of trying to remember what cards have been played it’s a lot easier, and let’s face it more important, to work out what […]
March 29, 2017

The Attitude Signal

play Here’s a hand that shows the power of the 3. A 3 doesn’t look like a high card but nobody can deny it’s […]
February 5, 2017

Build a Picture of Declarer’s Hand

play You get clues from the auction and the play all the time. If one hand shows out of a suit, stop and work […]
February 4, 2017

Trust Your Gut and Discard Your Losers

play Maybe you take this to slam, maybe you won’t.  What does your gut tell you to do? It is really important to look […]
December 14, 2016

See the unseen hands (redux)

play We’ve been talking a lot recently about learning how to visualize the unseen hands. This hand doesn’t look that special at first, but […]
July 12, 2016

When discards make all the difference

play Pass… pass… pass… follow suit… follow suit… follow suit… At first it doesn’t seem like there is much to do with this hand. […]
June 23, 2016

Pass, Double, or Go to Game?

play Your opponents go to game in clubs, but you and partner seem to have found a diamond fit – do you pass, double, […]
June 2, 2016

Play Bridge 16 06 02 -1

May 24, 2016

Play Bridge 16 05 24 – 1

play Top of a sequence If you’re about to reach for the fourth highest diamond on lead against a notrump contract then reach a […]
April 18, 2016

To declare or defend?

play Watch @Graeme and @Bajir play through this fun hand after settling on a 3 contract. Can they win 9 tricks or did they […]
April 13, 2016

It’s All In The Lead

March 20, 2016

Different opening leads against slam

play Opening leads You bid game and you make 6. So you bid 6 and you’re down 2. Why does that happen so often? […]