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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 Poor Frank, Part CXVIII: The Archie Who Had Too Much

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXVIII: The Archie Who Had Too Much By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were in a virtual tie for first when the last hand of the evening came up. Poor Frank … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXIV: Return of the Frankinator

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXIV:  Return of the Frankinator By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank had recently gained the nickname of the “Frankinator” for his magnificent play of a tough 7NT contract.  In fact, his play had been … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCI: Poor Frank Gets Even

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCI:  Poor Frank Gets Even By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie had been getting the best of Poor Frank recently at the local duplicate club.  But then a hand came up that gave Poor … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXV: Sort of an Error

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXV:  Sort of an Error By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Lucky Archie made a common error just the other night at the local bridge club, but the result was an uncommon one for Poor … Continue reading

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Jack Leeder’s Vienna Coup

Jack Leeder’s Vienna Coup By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank’s friend, Jack Leeder, recently found himself at the helm in an exciting slam contract.  He did not know it at the time, but several other bridge buffs bid and made … Continue reading

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Jack Leeder’s Bad Bid and Good Squeeze

Jack Leeder’s Bad Bid and Good Squeeze By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Jack Leeder bid himself into a corner just the other night at the local duplicate club, then had to play well to get out of it.  This was … Continue reading

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A Knave and a Nine

A Knave and a Nine By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com There was a wild party just the other night at the Royal Honors Club hosted by the Knave of Spades and his special guest from Intermediate Place, the Nine of Hearts.  … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXX: New Agony for Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXX:  New Agony for Archie    By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      Poor Frank had beaten Lucky Archie quite badly during a recent run at the local duplicate club.  This led the Lucky One to … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXIX: Archie’s Diabolical Lead

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXIX:  Archie’s Diabolical Lead     By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com     The scores were close just the other night at the local duplicate club.  Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were in  a dead heat … Continue reading

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