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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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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CL: Archie Gets Deuced

By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CL: Archie Gets Deuced   It was an exciting time at the local duplicate club just the other night. The winner would be determined by the evening’s last board.   … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLIX: Give Him What He Wants

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLIX: Give Him What He Wants By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com There are different ways to counter plays by the defense and one of the most rewarding is probably giving the defender exactly what the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLVIII: A very bad Bridge Dream

By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank had a very bad bridge dream just the other night. The dream Poor Frank asked for the meaning of the bids before he made his opening lead. 2♦ was explained as a three … 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 CXLVI: A King Hits the Deck

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLVI: A King Hits the Deck By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The club where Poor Frank and Lucky Archie play does not hand out trophies, only master points, but if it did, Poor Frank knew … Continue reading

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