When Opp Helps You Eliminating A Hand

Sometimes overcalls can turn against the defensive line. I played this hand with Ferenc Zöld in an online world champinship match. Opponent overcalled with a pretty good hand to my 1NT opening, still he gave me the way to do …

ACBL Diaries 2: The Almost Lost Victory

When we finished the ACBL BBO tourney 12840-1607875200 with Tom Szabo, I was happy because of the good game and result, but I was a bit upset, that we couldn't win the tournament with 72 % score, we seemed to …

ACBL Diaries 1: Trust In Partner!

We play time by time with my students and partners ACBL speedball tournaments. These are quick, still playable tournaments with a lot's of players, most of the time more, than 200 pairs are taking part. I played a very special …

No Escape

We played a very interesting hand with Tom Szabo in a BBO IMP tournament. It is one of the bords, when both sides could do something for winning this hand, with another words, there was freat fight in the game. …

A Little Bit Of Magic In Defence

We played this defence with Bela Benedek in a BBO team match. Bela is a good friend of mine, who is already more, than 75 years old, still he runs on the tennis court like a teenager. And he is …

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 …