May 31, 2018

It’s All About the Long Run

Today’s hand is not an easy one to bid. We’ve got opening strength and some shape, and a good diamond suit. But the auction […]
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 […]
November 28, 2017

A Fit With a Side of Shortness

Oh, a beautiful dummy–one of the great joys of bridge. What sets some dummies apart? Offensive value is one big reason. If your hand […]
July 22, 2017

Adding Points for Tens

How many points in the South hand? 9? Seems like more than that. Hand evaluation is more than just counting up your high card […]
April 2, 2017

Opener’s First Bid

Opener’s First Bid An opening bid of 1 of a suit shows 12+ points. If you have enough to open, choose from the following: […]