A Thing To Remember

One of my favorite bridge partners was Elli Nagy. She was around her 80's, when she returned to Hungary from Canada as a multiple national Champion. She asked me to play with her in club tournaments. It was a great …

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 …

A Beautiful 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, …

Don’t Double The Magician 2.

The first hand history with the same title was a great succes some years ago, it was published in several magazins and homepages.

We played this hand last Tuesday, and my birhday came on the 11th of October, which was …

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. …