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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XIX: Kowalski’s Bold Bid

  The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XIX: Kowalski’s Bold Bid By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com As followers of Team Porcupine are well aware, Stanislaus Kowalski considers the best part of his game to be placing difficult contracts in the capable … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXX: An Unkind Cut

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXX: An Unkind Cut By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Most bridge buffs like bidding gadgets, and Poor Frank is no exception. O f course, any convention designed to give information to partner can also … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXIX: Walk a Mile

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXIX: Walk a Mile By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Lucky Archie had a nice lead on Poor Frank going into the last board of the evening. But Frank still had a chance if somehow … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXVI: An Unmakeable Game

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXVI:  An Unmakeable Game By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com        Excitement was high the other night when the local club staged its quarterly Club Championship.  There were many contenders that evening including Red Dyeman, … 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

How to Play with a More Intelligent Partner By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   It’s happened to every one of us bridge players. The game starts and partner is bright-eyed and alert, but only a round or two later, we detect … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part IV: A Perfect Defense

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part IV: A Perfect Defense By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were at it again just the other night at the local bridge club. The winner would be determined by … Continue reading

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