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 …

VS “Slam Cuebid or Artificial Bid Doubled Situations”

It happens very often, that our slam cuebid or artificial bid gets a double. The best pairs should be discussed in this situation, in order to discover, weather we still can play slam, having 1st or 2nd round control in …

Fanni Convention In Practice

I played this hand with Dani Tubak, a good friend of mine, member of the Hungarian Junior Team, who did great job lectoring this homepage. We agreed to play Fanni convention to handle forcing and semiforcing situations. Fanni convention is …

VS When Our Stayman Is Doubled

I invented this convention to be as exact as possible, in order to decide, how strong we are in ♣, even playing 2♣ redoubled, and to play some suit contracts from the right hand, in case of 1NT-P-2♣ double is …

Special Slam Doubles Asking Agreed Opening Lead

There are several special situations, where double asks for a special lead. It worth using these doubles even when declarer wins sometimes redoubled contract or they escape to a lay down 6NT, because it will happen very rarely, and most …