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 …

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 …

A Squeeze In Defensive Line

To make a squeeze in offensive line, it is also beautiful. To make it in the defensive line, is the essence of this game. Let's see, how it happened in a BBO Cayne match:…

Trump Echo Convention

The Trump Echo convention is a very useful way of guiding our partner in certain ruffing situations: when declarer starts drawing trumps and it is likely that the lead was made from a short suit: singleton or doubleton. It is …