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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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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLV: A Knave in Passing

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLV: A Knave in Passing By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were neck and neck the other night at the local duplicate club as they fought it out for first place … 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 CXLIII: An Unlucky Double

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLIII: An Unlucky Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank felt like crying the other night after a hard session at the local duplicate club – even though he had won the event! … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLII: Negotiating the Mine Field

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXLII: Negotiating the Mine Field By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were at it again just the other night at the local duplicate club. It all came down to the last … Continue reading

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