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February 14, 2018

The Peskiest of All Shapes

4-4-4-1 hands are the hardest to bid. You hardly ever have enough time or space in the auction to show all three of your […]
February 13, 2018

Squeeze your Opponents!

Today’s video covers two important topics: one is the Fourth Suit Forcing convention and the other is the simple squeeze. A bid of the […]
February 12, 2018

Be a Nuisance!

When the opponents have opened, we have many tools in our bidding arsenals for interrupting their auction. One especially good one is the jump […]
February 11, 2018

Don’t Miss a Fit!

For ACOL players, it’s important to find the 5-3 major suit fits when we have them. The first thing to consider is our point […]
February 9, 2018

The Simple Strength of 1NT

Every bid we make has two functions. There is the literal meaning–a wager to take a certain number of tricks, as well as the […]
February 5, 2018

Counting Tricks and Tricks for Counting

The task of keeping track of the cards played can be a daunting one. Yet it is a crucially important skill and there is […]
February 1, 2018

You Pre-empted with THAT?

Pre-emptive opening bids are a standard tool in the modern bidder’s arsenal. But how aggressively will you open them? Many players now open some […]
January 14, 2018

What is the best wrong bid?

In this interesting hand, you are faced with an important decision right away. You have a nice hand with two nice 4-card suits. After […]
December 26, 2017

Two, Three, or Four?

You find yourself with big support for partner’s suit, but otherwise a really bad hand. How high do you bid in a competitive auction? […]
December 25, 2017

Negative Doubles, Positive Results

When the opponents overcall and take away the bid you were going to make, how do you show partner your suit? Bidding the suit […]
December 24, 2017

Double, or Nothing?

Sometimes the opponents land in a contract that looks pretty dicey from your point of view. You’d love to double them and make them […]
December 20, 2017

Do I double or bid my 5-card major?

Do I double or bid my 5-card major? To double or not to double? Sometimes it’s not an easy choice. Watch to see how […]