Bridge (card game)

At the Bridge Table: June 8

Could Scottish bridge compete with the country’s people and places? It was a tall order.

At the Bridge Table: Sept. 8

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

At the Bridge Table: Sept. 1

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

At the Bridge Table: August 25

Bridge players are constantly urged to count losing tricks in a suit contract.

At the Bridge Table: August 18

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

At the Bridge Table: August 11

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

At the Bridge Table: August 4

Some hands from the July 24 game at the Edgartown Bridge Club provide excellent lesson material.

At the Bridge Table: July 28

Here’s a new convention. It’s easy enough to use and priceless on the rare occasions it’s needed.

At the Bridge Table: July 21

Bidding and making a slam are one of bridge’s pure joys.

At the Bridge Table: July 7

Bridge players need to stay on the same page as their partners. A 5 3 ♠

2

♥ Q J 9 8 6 ♥

10 7 5 4 3 2

♦ Q 10 6 ♦

K 9 3

♣ 5 3 ♣

10 8 4

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