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

To Pull or Not to Pull?

To Pull or Not to Pull?

By Barbara Seagram Courtesy of BarbaraSeagram.com To pull or not to pull, that is the question! Trumps, that is. We learned at mother’s knee that we should always get the kiddies off the street. Thus

Active Ethics: Hear no Evil

Active Ethics: Hear no Evil

By Larry Cohen Courtesy of Larryco.com What do you think of the following (from a recent Regional): N North ♠ Q94 ♥ — ♦ J109542 ♣ 10876   With both sides vulnerable, LHO opens a

Stretching

Stretching

Another hand, solution, and Bottom Line lesson from Eddie Kantar!

Active Ethics

Active Ethics 1

Larry Cohen shares one of his favorite teaching story deals.

Playing Bridge Detective

Playing Bridge Detective

“Short of peeking at the opponents’ hands, what are her options? Does she simply finesse, praying and guessing all the while? Does she recite the nursery rhyme “Eight ever, nine never!” in the hope that the ♣Q will drop? Nursery rhymes work for children, but not always at the bridge table!” Barbara Seagram treats us to a bridge lesson, detective style.