A crossruff is a means of scoring trump in both hands. It works when you have — or create — a void on each side of the board. ♦
Q. 1 — Sitting South, with North dealing and no one vulnerable, you hold:
Eleven marksmen competed in the Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club’s second annual Rim Fire Rifle Championship Competition last weekend. Using .22...
Readers have asked about the new-minor forcing (NMF) bid. It’s a potentially complicated subject, but there are relatively simple answers.
The next time your partner pre-empts and you hold a strong hand, consider playing the contract in partner’s suit. Otherwise, you may be on your own...
Recently I wrote a column about how players can upgrade the value of their hands.
Blackwood may be the most popular convention in bridge. In search of a possible slam, players bid 4NT.
Bridge is so intricate that it’s good to know there are formulas you can fall back on.
Bridge on Independence Day? Can’t think of anything more patriotic.

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