The traditional opening lead against a NoTrump contract is fourth from the top card in leader’s longest suit. Subtract that number from 11 to...
How many high-card points does a partnership need to bid 6NT? About 32, but fewer when there’s a running suit.
Here’s a series of bridge questions for you. If your left-hand opponent opens the bidding in one of a suit, your partner overcalls in another suit,...
The Vineyard's not-for-profit sail training center is offering one-on-one classes this summer.
The Count was one of my favorite characters on “Sesame Street.” Little did I know that another count — the bridge count of opponents’ points and...
The Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation invites anyone walking one of its properties on Monday to snap and share a photo.
It would be nice if we always located the ever-desirable, eight-card “magic” trump fit with partner. Unfortunately, eight-card fits don’t appear in...
Bear with me, and we’ll get to bridge. First, I have to get some pet peeves off my chest.
Wikipedia defines an endplay in bridge as “a tactical play where a defender is put on lead at a strategic moment, and then has to make a play that...
The redoubtable Marty Bergen has created two online quizzes to carry you through the quarantine season. Labeled 1-20 and then 21-40, they ask...
Paul Laliberte and I were sitting North-South, with no one vulnerable and East dealing, in an OK Bridge tournament:     
The Trustees will reopen the summer gatehouse to Long Point Wildlife Refuge June 18, with reduced parking, timed ticketing and online-only sales.

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