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Bridge Eiquette: Ready Bridge

Some causes of slow play are corrected more easily than others. At times, all that’s necessary is a polite reminder--to the player whose turn it is to make the opening lead, or to the dummy to put down his cards first and fill in his convention card second. At other times it's more delicate. … read more

Date Added: 01/01/2013

What do Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Audrey Grant and Gregory Johnson have in common?

They are all Honorary Members of the American Contract Bridge League The members of this elite society are a Who’s Who of bridge. The list represents both expert players and famous bridge advocates. The American Bridge League inaugurated the list in 1927. You probably recogniz … read more

Date Added: 01/01/2013

Keeping Up With Conventions

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: No part of our Teachers Manuals may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher. Copyright 2003-2013 Better Bridge A series of articles discussing how to fill in a Convention Card. Written by David Lindop. NoTrump Openings — by David Lin … read more

Date Added: 19/12/2012

What's Standard

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: No part of our Teachers Manuals may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher. Copyright 2003-2013 Better Bridge A series of articles discussing the term “standard” when referring to modern bidding methods. Written by David Lindop. The … read more

Date Added: 19/12/2012

A Bridge Tradition

After years of preparation, the Interactive Daily Bridge Column was launched on Dec.15, 2012, in collaboration with Great Game Products and Better Bridge. The Daily Bridge Column has been a tradition in daily newspapers. Players worldwide have enjoyed a daily date with bridge authors and thei … read more

Date Added: 14/12/2012

Bridge Glossary

  Comprehensive glossary of Bridge terms … read more

Date Added: 29/11/2012

Bridge Etiquette: Ready Bridge

Slow play can be a challenge in golf. If a group agrees ahead of time to play Ready Golf, it can help with this problem. Here’s an example. If the player who won the last hole, and is expected to play first to the next hole, is delayed, then a player who is ready is invited to step up to the tee. … read more

Date Added: 28/11/2012

Frequently Asked Question

  What should I open with this hand? ♠ Q 4 ♥ K J 8 7 5 ♦ A J 8 ♣ K J 9   Most experts prefer to open 1NT with a balanced hand that falls in the partnership notrump range, even when it includes a five-card major. Here are some of their reasons:& … read more

Date Added: 27/11/2012

Book Review Why We Make Mistakes

  Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph T. Hallinan offers insightful information in his book WHY WE MAKE MISTAKES. He writes:  "In many cases, our mistakes are not our fault, at least not entirely."  That's good news!  Hallinan's insights can be … read more

Date Added: 27/11/2012