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Articles with tag “Declarer Play”

Pop Up Squeeze

Try this hand yourself! Thanks to BBO for providing these tools to help explore hands.

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Advanced Squeezes from the club, Part 2

My follow up to part 1 took longer than I anticipated, but I'm glad it did. I'm going to write about a different hand, one which came up yesterday.

In geometry, there is a family of shapes known as a flexagon, a shape which can turn itself "inside out", so …

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Advanced Squeezes from the club, Part 1

2 hands came up earlier this week at my local club game that are good examples of possible squeezes. The first of these features a rare and complex squeeze, the so called non-simultaneous double squeeze.


North East South West
P P 1♠ P
2♣* P 2♢* P …

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Tom is an ACBL Grand Life Master, Bridge Teacher and Professional Player.
His hobbies outside of bridge include tabletop games and computers.