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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLX: Bad Karma

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLX: Bad Karma By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank needed a good board against his rival on the last hand of the night and they drew the following cards:   Lucky Archie led the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIX: Three Kings Too Few

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIX: Three Kings Too Few By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com A bidding misunderstanding put Lucky Archie in what appeared to be a doomed contract that would allow Poor Frank to win that evening’s duplicate. The … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLVIII: Lucky Archie and the Knell of Kibitzers

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLVIII: Lucky Archie and the Knell of Kibitzers By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were surrounded by kibitzers as they played the last hand of the evening the other night at … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLVII: Poor Frank’s Ruse

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLVII: Poor Frank’s Ruse By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank needed a good result on the last board of the night. And sitting to his left was none other than his chief rival, Lucky … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLVI: Poor Frank at His Best

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLVI: Poor Frank at His Best By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Readers sometimes wonder why Poor Frank gets beaten by Lucky Archie so often.   They ask “Is Poor Frank really a good player?”   Well, Poor … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLV: Poor Frank’s Vienna Coup

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLV: Poor Frank’s Vienna Coup By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The winner of the evening’s duplicate would turn out to depend on one crucial board. Poor Frank and his partner were playing special Stayman where … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIV: The Archie Squeeze

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIV: The Archie Squeeze By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The winner at the local duplicate just the other night depended on how Poor Frank did against Lucky Archie on the last board.   Lucky Archie … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIII: A Foolproof Double

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLIII: A Foolproof Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank had Lucky Archie right where he wanted him the other night at the local duplicate club. Or did he?   Lucky Archie made a … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLII: That Telling Look of Agony

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLII: That Telling Look of Agony By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank got into a tough contract just the other night at the local bridge club. Would a combination of his superior technique … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLI: A Difference in Discards

By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLI:  A Difference in Discards   Poor Frank and Lucky Archie made different discards at a key moment in a hand just the other night at the local duplicate club. … Continue reading

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