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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXVI: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXVI: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Part IV: The Two Heads of Fate, Board 18   Bridge matches, even at the highest level, are not always decided by the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXV: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXV: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Part III: A Bid Too Far, Board 17 On this board, all the players picked up some cards with which they could go … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXIV: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXIV: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Part II: Nograwowicz’s Coup, Board # 16 Nograwowicz’s 2♥ bid showed two controls (ace = two, king = one). His second heart bid … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXIII: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXIII: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Part I: Negative Kowalski  Lately I have been getting several requests from readers who wondered why I had not included the big match … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXII: Criss-Cross Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXII: Criss-Cross Archie By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were neck and neck just the other night at the local duplicate club. They were playing each other when the following hand … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXII: It’s All in the Style

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXII: It’s All in the Style By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   One of the remarkable aspects of team game bridge is how a slight difference in bidding style can completely change the outcome of … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXI: Partial to Partials

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXI: Partial to Partials By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Team Porcupine has proven time and time again that they will fight for every trick in a battle of the partials. The following hand is certainly … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXX: The Telltale Double

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXX: The Telltale Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lead directing doubles can be a very useful tool in a bridge buff’s arsenal, but many times these doubles are abused in ways that go beyond … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXIX: A Knack for Slams

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXIX: A Knack for Slams By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Picking the right slam is not always the easiest thing to do, especially when you have to start exploring at the four level. Team Porcupine … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXVIII: He Who Dares

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXVIII: He Who Dares By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Most team events are won when one team bids and makes a game or slam while the other team fails to do so. Thus, the strategy … Continue reading

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