If it has an Odor

If it has an Odor

By Eddie Kantar Courtesy of KantarBridge.com Both vulnerable, IMPs N North ♠ 9843 ♥ A3 ♦ KJ6 ♣ KJ94   S South ♠ AKQ2 ♥ Q92 ♦ 1087 ♣ A63 W West N North E East

Matchpoint (Pairs) Strategy at Duplicate Bridge

Matchpoint (Pairs) Strategy at Duplicate Bridge

By Karen Walker Courtesy of Karen’s Bridge Library: kwbridge.com The Bidding Bid aggressively.  Duplicate pairs tend to bid “close” games and slams, so don’t settle for a safe partscore if you think there’s a fair chance

Let Me Count the Ways!

Let Me Count the Ways!

By Barbara Seagram Courtesy of BarbaraSeagram.com On a recent trip to South Africa with a group, we played duplicate bridge at Ngala Lodge in Kruger Park between safari game drives. Playing out on the open

Am I getting Older, or Wiser? Part 1

Am I getting Older, or Wiser? Part 1

By Larry Cohen Courtesy of Larryco.com I get a chuckle when people complain about getting old. ‘The alternative,’ I tell them, ‘is much worse.’ We are all getting older, of course, but with that is

Wrong Game?

Wrong Game?

By Eddie Kantar Courtesy of KantarBridge.com Neither vulnerable, IMPs N North ♠ A65 ♥ A8765 ♦ AK8 ♣ 54   S South ♠ 3 ♥ K43 ♦ QJ109654 ♣ KJ W West N North E East

IMP Team Tactics

By Karen Walker Courtesy of Karen’s Bridge Library: kwbridge.com The Bidding Games: Bid the safest game. At matchpoints, you may get a markedly better score for playing in notrump instead of a major, or in a major instead

Slow Down, You Play Too Fast!

Slow Down, You Play Too Fast!

By Barbara Seagram Courtesy of BarbaraSeagram.com   None N North ♠ 654 ♥ Q32 ♦ Q1032 ♣ AKJ   W West ♠ 109872 ♥ 76 ♦ J987 ♣ 76   E East ♠ A3 ♥

Active Ethics 3

Active Ethics 3

By Larry Cohen Courtesy of Larryco.com Let’s not use that ‘C’ word. A less threatening term is ‘unethical’. This won’t make me popular with everyone out there, but let me put it right out there

A Gimme

A Gimme

By Larry Cohen Courtesy of LarryCo.com Neither vulnerable, IMPs  N North ♠ Q42 ♥ 653 ♦ AQ1096 ♣ K6   S South ♠ A6 ♥ AK7 ♦ J832 ♣ A875 W West N North E

Why play bridge?

Why play bridge?

By Karen Walker Courtesy of Karen’s Bridge Library: kwbridge.com With so many activities competing for your leisure time, why invest your energy into learning a game as complex as bridge? Why bridge instead of computer