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 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?…

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 …

Great Fight for A Four Spade Contract

We played this hand at the teams championship with Eva Csiby. Although we were on defense, this hand gave us excellent joy. Let's see, what had happened?…

A Special Defensive Double Dummy Problem From Mautern

I played with Eva Csiby, a client of mine in Mautern. Thanks for the big help of fortune, the lot of trainings, and the constant, sharp play, we won the tournament, the largest tournament in Middle-Europe. It would be normal …