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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXII: Three Paths to Slam

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXII: Three Paths to Slam By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   An interesting hand came up just the other night at the local duplicate club. Three of the club’s top declarers had a shot at … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXI: The Agony and the Ecstasy

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXI: The Agony and the Ecstasy By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Readers will recall that in Poor Frank CLX, our hero bid and made six diamonds against Lucky Archie. His result looked to be … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLVII, Poor Frank’s Brilliant Sacrifice

  The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLVII, Poor Frank’s Brilliant Sacrifice By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Bridge buffs know that taking a sacrifice can frequently be a good strategy in bridge. Those who sacrifice do not expect to make their … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLIV: Jack Leeder’s Nice Pass

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLIV: Jack Leeder’s Nice Pass By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Three of the club’s top players – Poor Frank, Lucky Archie, and Jack Leeder – were tied going into the last board of the evening. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXX: Jack Leeder’s Eccentric Bid

Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXX:  Jack Leeder’s Eccentric Bid By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Jack Leeder made an eccentric bid the other night at the local duplicate club while playing with Poor Frank.  But instead of causing Frank any trouble, … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXXIII: Last Ruff and Last Laugh

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXXIII:  Last Ruff and Last Laugh By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Not all bridge buffs make the right lead all the time and Poor Frank is no exception.  But sometimes a player can overcome a … 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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The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part IV: A Purpose for Every Card

The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part IV:  A Purpose for Every Card By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Jack Leeder, one of the club’s younger bridge buffs, listened attentively as Ace Banghor expounded about his latest bridge triumph. “There is a … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part III: Saving an Ace

The Adventures of Poor Frank’s Friends, Part III:  Saving an Ace                                                           … Continue reading

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