Stealing the bid: Is there a bridge burglarette in town?

Although I played twice last week at the Bridge Studio of Delaware with different partners and teammates and got some additional MasterPoints, I couldn’t find a good hand on the “bridge burglar” theme of stealing a bid or a contract. There was no clever trickery – if we got a good board, our … [Read more...]

Michaels bridge convention

Return to the Bridge Burglar’s Guide to Bridge Bidding Conventions The Michaels bridge convention is used to steal the bid from a partnership that has started the auction with an opening bid and find out if opponents, who probably have the minority of high-card points, have any possibility of … [Read more...]