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 …

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 …

Calculating And Timing

This story is not about a very high level problem, seems to be easy, when we respond the right questions before starting the declarer play. Still the hand was misplayed by a star player of BBO, which can be a …

Win Or Go Home

There are some hands, which seem to be impossible at the first site. This hand needed a lot of luck and calm overview, although the contract was pretty normal. Let's see, how it happened…

An Accidental Elimination

Normally the expert players are planning their most successful actions, like squeezes and eliminations. This hand was not planned, still worked perfectly:)…

Finesse (escape, expass) Trick Winning Technique

Expasse, escape is one of the most common and useful trick winning technique of the declarer play. Almost all hands are containing a finessing situation, so we have to be able to do it without any problem, when we start …

The Finesse

The finesse is one of the most common and useful trick winning technique of the declarer play. Almost all hands are containing a finessing situation, so we have to be able to do it without any problem, when we start …

Cover an Honor With an Honor!

It is a very important rule, that when declarer plays a honor, we have to cover it, otherwise we can lose a trick.…