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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part LXIV: Double Game is the Porcupine Name

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part LXIV: Double Game is the Porcupine Name By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com It is seldom the case that both NS and EW can make 3NT on the same board. However, due to the power of … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLV: Poor Frank’s Vienna Coup

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLV: Poor Frank’s Vienna Coup By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The winner of the evening’s duplicate would turn out to depend on one crucial board. Poor Frank and his partner were playing special Stayman where … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIV: The Archie Squeeze

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIV: The Archie Squeeze By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The winner at the local duplicate just the other night depended on how Poor Frank did against Lucky Archie on the last board.   Lucky Archie … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part LXIII: Different Strategies

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part LXIII: Different Strategies By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com One way to get to game is to bid it immediately. This cuts into the opponents’ bidding space and forces them to guess what to do at … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIII: A Foolproof Double

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIII: A Foolproof Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank had Lucky Archie right where he wanted him the other night at the local duplicate club. Or did he?   Lucky Archie made a … Continue reading

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No One Tells a Tale Like a Little Deuce

No One Tells a Tale Like a Little Deuce By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The four deuces had the floor the other night at the Sevens and Under Public House.   The four little deuces came out with arms linked onto … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLII: That Telling Look of Agony

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLII: That Telling Look of Agony By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank got into a tough contract just the other night at the local bridge club. Would a combination of his superior technique … Continue reading

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The Seven of Hearts Has His Day

The Seven of Hearts Has His Day By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   The Seven of Hearts may have felt just a little jealous the other day when the Six of Hearts presented his story at the Sevens and Under Public … Continue reading

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A Very Welcome Promotion for the Six of Hearts

A Very Welcome Promotion for the Six of Hearts By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Bridge buffs know the value of their high cards very well, but they sometimes overlook the value of the little spot cards. However, this is never … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part LXI: A Devil of a Coup

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part LXI: A Devil of a Coup By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   All bridge buffs are fascinated by the Devil’s Coup, a play in which a “certain” trump loser disappears. When players see this coup … Continue reading

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