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Bridge Bites: The safe hand

Bridge Bites: The safe hand

July 11, 2012

3NT is the normal contract, and nine top tricks are available.

Bridge Bites: Take four

Bridge Bites: Take four

July 3, 2012

This week you are playing E-W, and because the problem is a tough one, you get four attempts to beat the contract.

Bridge Bites: We've got you surrounded

Bridge Bites: We've got you surrounded

June 27, 2012

Perhaps East should have tried 5 (diamonds) over 4 (spades), that would be a cheap sacrifice if 4 (spades) is making.

Bridge Bites: Three degrees of bacon

Bridge Bites: Three degrees of bacon

June 20, 2012

This week's hand features an astonishing defense by West — we'll get to the winning play by degrees.

Bridge Bites: Introducing Dr. Goodlead

Bridge Bites: Introducing Dr. Goodlead

June 13, 2012

This week we feature a terrific opening lead, found in real life by John Brady, of Jacksonville (known to some as Dr. Goodlead).

Maria Sharapova climbs back to the top ranking

Maria Sharapova climbs back to the top ranking

June 8, 2012

Sharapova could complete career Grand Slam on Saturday.

Bridge Bites: Fishing for clues

Bridge Bites: Fishing for clues

June 6, 2012

As the play-of-the-hand develops, Declarer is constantly on the lookout for the clues, which will point to the right line of play. But, these clues don't always come gift-wrapped; sometimes, Declarer must go fishing.

Bridge Bites: A hold-up play

Bridge Bites: A hold-up play

May 30, 2012

After N-S reached 3NT, East, figuring that his side had a profitable sacrifice, offered his partner a choice between 4♥ or 4♠. This pushed N-S to the perilous contract of 5♦, which, as you will see, Declarer is about to bungle.

Aerobic grandma: Wellness never goes on vacation

Aerobic grandma: Wellness never goes on vacation

May 30, 2012

Once upon a time, a beach vacation consisted primarily of soaking up the sun, catching up on reading and taking a Pina Colada off a tray.

Athlete of the Week: Manfred Welfonder

Athlete of the Week: Manfred Welfonder

May 23, 2012

Manfred Welfonder, an 11-year resident of Longboat Key, began playing tennis as a young man in Germany.



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