BridgeHands #14, Bridge Suit Promotion, Rule of 7, Endplay, Safety Play
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Between promotion, ruffing and finesse plays, certainly promotion plays gain us the most tricks hand over hand. And when promotion plays are used in connection other plays, we rack up even more tricks. In th......
BridgeHands Social #12 - Promotion, Holdbacks, Endplays, Bath Coup, Frozen Suit, Rule of 7
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Once again it's time to play in a 3 Notrump contract so declarer's primary focus is to make extra tricks - primarily using suit promotion and finesses. You know the drill, promote our long 5 card suit and madl......
BridgeHands Poll #22 Finesse, Promotion, Ducking / Holdback Play (Contract Bridge Play)
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Happy New Year, Bridge friends! On today's poll, we have a multi-part question: one querying opener's rebid, the other asking our play strategy. Actually, that pretty much sums up Contract Bridge and Duplica......
BridgeHands Poll 14, In 3 Notrump - Finesse or Promotion (Contract Bridge Lesson)
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Playing in 4 Spades, with limited dummy entries and several finesse opportunities, what is your play? Do you prefer finesses or attempt promoting a five card dummy suit? We invite you to come to BridgeHands a......
Major Suit Raise - Social/Contract Bridge, BridgeHands Social Lesson 1
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...As promised, we are beginning the new year with shorter, more frequent lessons for the social Contract Bridge and advanced Duplicate Bridge players. Premium and ULTRA members are welcome to enjoy both lesson s......
Major Suit Raise - Bidding, Social/Contract Bridge, BridgeHands Social Lesson 2
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Continuing our journey navigating major suit raises, this time the opener begins bidding 1 Heart or 1 Spade promising at least a 5 card suit. On a good day Responder will support the suit and perhaps even make......
BridgeHands Poll #20 Finesse King-Queen (Contract Bridge Play)
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Finesse, finesse, let me count the ways. Yes, the road to successful finesses has many twists and turns down the pathway to success. So let's scoot up to our virtual Bridge table and give it our best shot.On......
BridgeHands Poll #21 Finesse King-Jack (Contract Bridge Play)
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Okay Bridge friends, what do you say we finish the year with some real finesse? Here at our virtual Contract Bridge table, we appreciate holding both the Ace and Queen even if they are not both in the same hand......
Major Suit Game Raises - Bidding, Social/Contract Bridge, BridgeHands Social Lesson 3
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Continuing our journey navigating major suit raises, opener again starts the auction bids 1 Heart or 1 Spade promising at least a 5 card suit. When responder has a good 12+ distribution points, the bidding typ......
Bridge Declarer Play - Pull Trump, BridgeHands Social Lesson #11
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...You are playing in a suit contract and you have two choices - pull trump and either promote a side suit, or first ruff losers in dummy's short side suit. But wait, there ARE other considerations when we shoul......
Polling You #72, Passive Leads Against Suit Contracts, BridgeHands Contract Bridge Lesson
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...In this lesson, we explore situations where we may be rewarded for making a more passive lead avoid giving away tricks deserved by our side.Passive Defense Situations when declarer is in a suit contract:Partner......
Major Suit Raise to Game - Bidding, Social/Contract Bridge, BridgeHands Social Lesson 4
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Once again, after opener opens in a major suit with 12-21 points and a 5 card suit, with 6 points and a 3+ card suit it's time for responder either make a signoff 2 level bid, invite game with a 3 level bid or......
Polling You 71, Active Leads against suit in Contract & Duplicate Bridge, BridgeHands Lesson
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...In this lesson, we examine situations when making an aggressive "active" lead may help us generate extra tricks. Recall as defenders we must pay special attention to prevent the declarer from finding extra tri......
BridgeHands Social Lesson 9 (Contract Bridge) - Responder With Long Minor Suit & No Fit
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Here we go again with a long minor suit, but this time after partner opens in a major suit we as responder not only do not have a fit but on many hands we do not have 10 or more playing points (High Card Points......
Preempts/Weak 2 Bids, Suit Quality, BridgeHands Polling You #78 Contract Bridge Lesson
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...Welcome back to Part 3 and 4 of our continuing preemptive bidding journey. While at first look, making a preemptive bid and response looks deceptively simple. Yes, right you are on both accounts! In this epi......
Polling You #68b, Leading Broken Suit in Notrump Contracts, BridgeHands Contract Bridge Lesson
http://www.bridgehands.com/bridgeblog...In this lesson, again we focus on the opening lead when the opponents work their way into a 3 Notrump contract. In our second lesson, we cover more hands with animated video illustrating bidding and play at th......
Road Safety Promotion
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand has created a billboard that literally forces speeding drivers to slow down. Via: Bestadsontv.com...
Rule of Eleven in Bridge
In this video I explain Rule of Eleven using the Learn to Play bridge program which you can download from my site at www.bridgeclassbristol.co.uk...
CASA - Safety Promotion
Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) -- 'Safe skies for all'CASA regulates civil aviation safety in Australia and the operation of Australian aircraft outside Australian territory. We license pilots, register aircraft, oversee safety and promote sa......