Fourth seat: the Rule of 15 and CRIFS

Fourth seat: the Rule of 15 and CRIFS

Fourth seat: the Rule of 15 and CRIFS By Larry Cohen Courtesy of Larryco.com CRIFS Marty Bergen My former bridge partner, Marty Bergen, has 11 conventions named after him: Bergen Raises, Bergen over Notrump, BROMAD

Eight-card major fits –The Holy Grail of Bridge

Eight-card major fits –The Holy Grail of Bridge

By Andrew Robson Courtesy of AndrewBobson.co.uk If you know your partnership have eight cards in a major suit [majors over minors because game is easier – 4 ♥ , 4 ♠ v 5 ♣, 5 ♦ ], then that

Testing your Game-Try Decisions

Testing your Game-Try Decisions

By Karen Walker Courtesy of Karen’s Bridge Library: kwbridge.com   The Bidding There are many factors that affect your choices after partner makes a bid that invites game. A typical auction: Partner You 1♠ 2♠

One-liners you can use

One-liners you can use

By Eddie Kantar Courtesy of KantarBridge.com When your partner is playing even worse than usual you might say:  “You know, you may not be the worst player in the world, …. but if that person

Offer of the Month: September Special

Offer of the Month: September Special

Until September 30th, 2021 bridge teachers can save even more on class sets.

Never Say Die

Never Say Die

By Barbara Seagram Courtesy of BarbaraSeagram.com   So often, we are just sitting there, hoping and waiting to be declarer. We get restless and lose focus when we become the defenders, instead of thinking of

Fourth seat: the Rule of 15 and CRIFS

The Rule of 7

By Larry Cohen Courtesy of Larryco.com Accident Avoidance   Rules? Schmules. There are too many ‘Rules of #x’ out there. I prefer the Rule of Thinking. If you must know, the ‘Rule of 7’ was

2021 ABTA Book of the Year Awards

2021 ABTA Book of the Year Awards

Barbara Seagram’s Barbara’s Bridge Tips wins the 2021 ABTA Intermediate Book of the year award! We also want to congratulate Paul Goldfinger, Bill Treble and Julian Laderman for their runner up positions.

Master Point Press merges with 52 Entertainment!

Master Point Press merges with 52 Entertainment!

We are very excited to announce that Master Point Press is now a part of the 52 Entertainment Group, based in France.

A Suit Overcall

A Suit Overcall

By Andrew Robson Courtesy of AndrewBobson.co.uk A good five+ card suit in a hand of a wide­ranging point-count, anything from six or seven points (with a very good suit) to 17 or 18 points: that’s