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Federico and Barnet

November 10, 2020 0
During the 1st Online World teams Event I was lucky to have strong teammates. One of them was Barnet Shenkin.The Scottish star player have been living in the states since the 90s and make a [...]
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Writers’ weekly 5 | Squeeze or not

January 27, 2020 0
The story of week 5 is about another play where you have to decide between being greedy or careful. It is matchpoints, you are doing very well halfway thru the tournament, don’t let this board [...]
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Writers’ weekly 3 | Solve this combination

January 13, 2020 0
You can achieve alot by being a good student in bridge. It is a lot about calculating the odds and follow the line giving you the best chance to succeed. Today you have to work [...]
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Writers’ weekly 2 | Are you a defender?

January 8, 2020 0
It is the defence who makes you a true master at the bridge table. Almost everybody manages a squeeze when declaring, only the best players put up great defence. This hand came up during a [...]

Marion Michielsen in the Swedish Open Team

January 5, 2020 0
The Swedish Bridge Federation recently posted the open team to represent Sweden at the European Team Championship held in Madera, June 2020. The former Dutch World Champion have managed to fight her way to the [...]
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Writers’ weekly 52 | Unblock or go down

December 23, 2019 0
Why do we love the game of bridge so much? The answer is in the cards, it is always a challenge in the bidding, the play or the defence. This board is all about keeping [...]
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Writers’ weekly 41 | Can you find a way

October 12, 2019 0
Declaring have become the art of the creative. Bridgeplayers tends to bid more than the cards offer, you need to be sharp as declarer in most boards. This hand came up during a teamgame, are [...]

The 2019 world championships in Wuhan

October 1, 2019 0
The 44th World Team Championships and the 12th World Transnational Open Teams took place in Wuhan late September 2019. Bermuda Bowl, D’Orsi Trophy and Venice Cup all ran smoothly. The round robin was a thriller [...]
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Writers’ Weekly 7 | Well bid slam

February 11, 2019 0
Nab-Drijver are among the strong pairs in the race to join the Dutch team in the coming Bermuda Bowl. They have some great results, but so has many of the Dutch pairs. Anyhow the Dutch [...]
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Writers’ Weekly 6 | You are on lead

February 4, 2019 0
The Dutch team outplayed the Norwegians when they invited to a training match in mid-January. The teams played a big team game with 3 pairs each. Table 1 serves as an anchor, both the other [...]
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Writers’ Weekly 5 | Do you find the lead?

January 28, 2019 0
It is so often that you should lead a trump. Many consider a trump to be the obvious alternative against slam, so did west at this hand Let’s try out Your skills on lead, what [...]

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