At the Bridge Table: July 6
Jim Kaplan
“Big hands go slow.” — Standard bridge advice.
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At the Bridge Table: June 29
Jim Kaplan

You undoubtedly recognize the bridge terms opener, overcaller and responder. Less known is overcaller’s partner, advancer.

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At the Bridge Table: June 22
Jim Kaplan
You can open or overcall a weak two-bid with a five-card suit.
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At the Bridge Table: June 15
Jim Kaplan

The largest city in Scotland, Glasgow once was a shipbuilding and marine engineering center on the River Clyde.

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At the Bridge Table: June 8
Jim Kaplan
Could Scottish bridge compete with the country’s people and places? It was a tall order.
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At the Bridge Table: Sept. 8
Jim Kaplan

Negative doubles occur when partner opens bidding, your right-hand opponent overcalls, and you have some strength but no other way to bid it.

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At the Bridge Table: Sept. 1
Jim Kaplan

A veteran of more than 50 years competition, Dan Cabot has written a useful pamphlet called Duplicate Bridge for Beginners.

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At the Bridge Table: August 25
Jim Kaplan
Bridge players are constantly urged to count losing tricks in a suit contract.
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At the Bridge Table: August 18
Jim Kaplan

Robert S. Todd teaches bridge, gives playing lessons, runs duplicate play on cruises, you name it. Oh, and he’s also an expert player.

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At the Bridge Table: August 11
Jim Kaplan

The 2-over-1 bidding system, all the rage these days, deserves our consideration.

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