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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVIII: Ducky Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVIII: Ducky Archie By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie earned himself a new nickname just the other night at the local duplicate club.   Poor Frank arrived in six diamonds on the auction given … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVII: Different Views

    The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVII: Different Views By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Just the other night at the local duplicate club, board # 7 proved to be a swing board for many of the club’s top players. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVI: No More Mr. Finesse

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVI: No More Mr. Finesse By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie had been having a very bad week. It seemed to him like none of his attempted finesses had worked the entire seven days. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXIII: Poor Frank Sheds a Tear

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXIII: Poor Frank Sheds a Tear By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com    Poor Frank found himself in an unusual situation just the other night at the local duplicate club.     Poor Frank was very … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXIX: Once a King

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXIX: Once a King By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank had Lucky Archie right where he wanted him the other night. Or did he?   Poor Frank shook his head at Lucky Archie’s auction. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXVIII: Bad Bid Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXVIII: Bad Bid Archie By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank could hardly believe what he was seeing just the other night at the local duplicate club as he watched Lucky Archie and his novice … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXIII: A Sneaky 6NT

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXIII: A Sneaky 6NT By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Just the other night at the local duplicate club, Poor Frank got some retribution for all the wrongs he had suffered at the hands of Lucky … Continue reading

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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 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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