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Answers for Class on Redoubles

Answers for Lesson on Redoubling

Given April 5 at BBB and April 10 at Noelridge Church

  1. Your partner has opened 1♣ and RHO made a TO double. You have: ♠ KJ1087 ♥ 4 ♦ A103 ♣ Q976

            Bid a forcing one spade. Otherwise your opponents will start bidding hearts and Read the rest

The Common Game

The Common Game

So some snowbirds come back and are eager to show me The Common Game on their I-phone. I had heard about it and even played in it once in Florida. I decided Build Better Bridge needed to be the only club in Iowa that participated in this … Read the rest

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? Build Better Bridge

My hubby suggested the name and we had lots of other great ideas, too, when we ran a sort of a contest with our seven directors. I liked the alliteration of the B’s to go with Boardman, but more than that, I liked … Read the rest

Special Games

International Fund Game? Club Championship Game? Unit Championship Game? Grass Roots Fund Game? Club Appreciation Game? NAP? GNT?

What are all these special games that you see pop up on our calendars? ACBL allows club managers to run a variety of special games. The benefit to the players is extra … Read the rest

Two for One

This interesting hand came up in a team game at a recent tournament:

My hand ♠AKxxx xx 10xx ♣xxx
Partner ♠void Axxx AKJxxx ♣AQxx

Our bidding was something like this:

Partner Myself
1 1 ♠
2 ♠
2 NT
3 NT
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