A Squeeze in Istambul Against Multon And Zimmermann

One of my targets in Istambul was to meet Mr. Ziimermann, and my wish came soon, because we played the 1st two hands against them in the Pairs Championship.

I played against Frank Multon several times and with him also …

A massacre from Istambul

We played a great hand In Istambul, the pairs competition of the European Bridge Championship

with Peter Feher. The opponents were unknown, and the hand is a really good advertise for the mini 1NT.

Let's see, what had happened?…

The Magic of MatchPoints – a Trump Control Defence

While playing MP a lot is riding on overtricks - taking one more trick than the average has a nice effect on your scorecard. While people tend to concentrate on their declarer play, there is just as much to gain …

A Special Elimination Play Situation

There are standard elimination situations, where the declarer has an exit, and defenders have to play the suit, where the declarer needs help.

This hand is a little bit different. Let's see, what had happened?…

A Little Bit Of Help

It happens often, that you have to guess, which opponent has a Queen to finesse it. More rarely it happens, that you can play a ruffing finesse or a finesse agains a King. But playing finesse  against a King without …

Elimination Play From The Marathon Tournament

It happens, sometimes, that we all make the mistake of bidding very aggressive game contracts in pairs tournaments, alhough it has a large negative expected value (EV). Also in the following hand, making the 4 contract was 90% score, …

A Squeeze On The Defensive Line

It is always great feeling to make a succesful squeeze. To make it in the defensive line, it comes very rarely, and funny way most of the times against a 1 NT contract. Just like it happened some days ago. …