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 …

An Interesting Elimination From Pula

We were in Pula for 5 days with Renate Hansen. It was a great experience as always, and we played a nice hand in the mix tournament, which can be very interesting to analyze.…

The Technique Of The Master J.D.R. Collins

A friend of mine, and common partner of mine in the Cayne matches, David Carlisle sent me this story, from a friend, who is not with us anymore. So I am happy to introduce this hand with a special idea …

Lightner Double Of 3NT

The most famous variation of the Lightner double is the Lightner slam double suggesting a void, and with a few alterations it can be used effectively against game contracts like 3NT too. …

Half-Fork Convention To Artificial 2-suiter Overcalls

Half-fork Convention is invented to handle all strong,at least invitational raise hands with cuebid of their promised suit(s) to an artificial 2-suiter overcall, and giving competitve weak raise with simple raises. It works to Michaels, Gesthem, Unusual 2NT and other …