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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 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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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXVII: Getting Defensive

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXVII: Getting Defensive By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Much has been written about the excellent declarer play of Team Porcupine members such as Nograwowiciz and Konejwicz. However, it should be noted that this group did … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXIII: A Coup in Vain

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXIII:  A Coup in Vain By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and three members of his club were in Las Vegas recently to play in KO events in the summer regional.  Normally, Poor Frank … Continue reading

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