Psyching ’em out in Mechanicsburg

MECHANICSBURG, PA - We had great confidence that the road crews would clear the Pennsylvania Turnpike overnight after last Friday’s snow event, and our confidence turned out to be entirely justified as my partner Christine Matus and I made it to this past weekend’s Sectional duplicate bridge … [Read more...]

With 25 points, you gotta get to game

The team of John "Unlucky Louie" Walston and Jim "Mr,. Defense" Giuliano left no doubt who's boss, beating Jason "Thumbs" Cohen and Joan "Generally Not Miss Timid Anymore" Rightnour by a total score of 1,600 to 370 at the Friday luncheon meeting of our office bridge club. "Louie" and Jim took the … [Read more...]

Inverted minors

Return to the Bridge Burglar's Guide to Bridge Bidding Conventions The inverted minors bidding system is designed to find a fit for at least a Game contract between the partners by leaving bidding room at the beginning to find the best fit. In normal bidding systems, a response of 2 in a minor … [Read more...]