Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXV: Where Did That Setting Trick Go?

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXV:  Where Did That Setting Trick Go? by Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Most modern bridge players use weak two bids these days because it makes arriving at the best contract more difficult for the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXIV: The Importance of a Nine

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXIV:  The Importance of a Nine By Ray Adams  frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Things got exciting just the other night when Poor Frank met Lucky Archie on the last round.  The winner of that evening’s festivities … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXIII: Lucky Archie Pulls the Wrong Card

  By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXIII:  Lucky Archie Pulls the Wrong Card  Poor Frank knew he was going to win the club championship the other night at the local duplicate club.  He had Lucky Archie … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part I: Jack Leeder Makes a Bet

The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part I:  Jack Leeder Makes a Bet By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com        Readers have recently complained to me that they don’t hear enough about Poor Frank’s friends, who are good bridge players in … Continue reading

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How to Play with a More Intelligent Partner: Part II

How to Play with a More Intelligent Partner:  Part II By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      It’s so easy to put the blame for a disaster on partner, especially in the heat of battle.  But with a little cool thought, we … Continue reading

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