Bid Well And Be Careful

We played this hand in a BBO team match with Eva Csiby against strong türkish players. To make a slam with weak hand is always pleasure, and this hand was really dealt for us. I hope,that both the bidding and …

VS For Replacing And Refreshing The Bergen Raises

Although Marty Bergen did a genius job inventing "Bergen raises", and it is one of the most widely used conventions, there is a significant problem with the original Bergen raises. I published a new solution, which fixed the Bergen Raises …

Calculating And Timing

This story is not about a very high level problem, seems to be easy, when we respond the right questions before starting the declarer play. Still the hand was misplayed by a star player of BBO, which can be a …

When Everything Looks All Right

We played this hand in the teams tournament of the International Budapest Bridge Festival. It looked to be a very safe contract to play 4 with the following cards, against a top Hungarian team, however it wasn't. Let's see, …

When The Timing Decides Everything

This hand is also from a Cayne match on BBO, it doesn't content great technological specialities, but it worth analysing the declarer play in terms of timing and I hope, lot of our advanced players will enjoy it also, not …

Reverse Drury Convention

Reverse Drury convention is invented to show maximum hand with 3+ card fit with 2♣ bid as a passed hand, when partner opened 1 major in the 3rd or 4th position. Using Reverse Drury convention , we can stop many …

Defensive Bidding Against Bergen and Jacoby Raise

It became very popular both the Bergen raises and the Jacoby game force raise via 2NT to 1 major openings. I suggest to play a strong defensive way against the "Weak Bergen" and against the "Strong Bergen" in vulnerable, and …

The Last Chance

We played this hand in a Cayne match on BBO. It is a good example, that we have to think with the declarer's mind to have chance to defeat a contract. My partner was my regular partner, Ferenc Zöld, declarer …