English Bridge article index - page 3

Educational articles - Card play

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Subject/title Author Page Issue Series
Avoidance play in suit contracts Brian Senior page 17 February 2007 All about trumps
Coup en passant Brian Senior page 17 April 2007 All about trumps
Endplays Brian Senior page 17 June 2007 All about trumps
Leads Sandra Landy page 34 August 2007 Standard English
Trump reduction & endplays Brian Senior page 38 August 2007 All about trumps
Leading fourth highest Sandra Landy page 26 October 2007 Standard English
Squeeze play - part 1 Brian Senior page 30 December 2007 All about trumps
Leading against suit contracts Sandra Landy page 35 December 2007 Standard English
Frozen suits David Bakhshi page 9 February 2008 Your questions
Opening leads v suits Sandra Landy page 28 February 2008 Standard English
Squeeze play - part 2 Brian Senior page 36 February 2008 Good technique
Returning partner's suit Sandra Landy page 30 April 2008 Standard English
Safety plays Brian Senior page 40 April 2008 Good technique
Leading against suit contracts Sandra Landy page 32 June 2008 Standard English
Restricted choice Brian Senior page 38 June 2008 Good technique
Leads against slams Sandra Landy page 37 August 2008 Standard English
Deceptive play Brian Senior page 48 August 2008 Good technique
Eight ever, nine never Ed Scerri page 21 October 2008 Bridge extras
More deception Brian Senior page 40 October 2008 Good technique
Surround plays Freddie North page 17 December 2008 Fine-tuning
Leading singletons Freddie North page 11 October 2009 Fine-tuning
Really Easy declarer play in no-trumps June Booty page 37 December 2009 Really easy bridge
Second player plays low' Andrew Kambites page 40 February 2010 Better defending
Covering an honour with an honour Andrew Kambites page 30 April 2010 Better defending
Play in NT June Booty page 25 June 2010 Really easy bridge
Third player plays high Andrew Kambites page 44 June 2010 Better defending
Leading against a slam Freddie North page 12 August 2010 Fine-tuning
Thurd hand play revisited Andrew Kambites page 36 August 2010 Better defending
Frozen suits part 1 Andrew Kambites page 40 October 2010 Better defending
Frozen suits part 2 Andrew Kambites page 38 December 2010 Better defending
Leading an ace against NT Sandra Landy page 44 December 2010 Standard English
Leading a king against NT Sandra Landy page 33 February 2011 Standard English
Logical thinking Andrew Kambites page 41 February 2011 Better defending
Original thinking Andrew Kambites page 21 April 2011 Better defending
Leading small cards Sandra Landy page 34 April 2011 Standard English
Leading against suit contracts Sandra Landy page 21 August 2011 Standard English
Entries & communication part 1 Andrew Kambites page 40 August 2011 Better defending
Leading fourth highest Sandra Landy page 13 October 2011 Standard English
Entries & communication part 2 Andrew Kambites page 23 October 2011 Better defending
Entries & communication part 3 Andrew Kambites page 34 December 2011 Better defending
Use your winning trumps Andrew Kambites page 42 February 2012 Better defending
The Hold-up part 1 Paul Bowyer page 35 April 2012 Basic cardplay
Ruff-and-discard Andrew Kambites page 23 April 2012 Better defending
The Hold-up part 2 Paul Bowyer page 20 June 2012 Basic cardplay
The uppercut Andrew Kambites page 40 June 2012 Better defending
Counting winners and losers Paul Bowyer page 20 August 2012 Basic cardplay
Ruffing losers in dummy Paul Bowyer page 20 October 2012 Basic cardplay
Timing Paul Bowyer page 22 December 2012 Basic cardplay
Endplays Frances Hinden page 34 December 2012 Play technique
Using the trump suit Paul Bowyer page 20 February 2013 Basic cardplay
Ducking to establish suits Paul Bowyer page 26 April 2013 Basic cardplay
Ducking for tempo Paul Bowyer page 24 June 2013 Basic cardplay
Ruffing high Paul Bowyer page 16 August 2013 Basic cardplay
4-4 fits Paul Bowyer page 20 October 2013 Basic cardplay
The crossruff Paul Bowyer page 22 December 2013 Basic cardplay
The finesse part 1 Paul Bowyer page 26 February 2014 Basic cardplay
Eight ever, nine never Michael Byrne page 17 April 2014 Rules and maxims
The finesse part 2 Paul Bowyer page 16 April 2014 Basic cardplay
The finesse part 3 Paul Bowyer page 21 June 2014 Basic cardplay
Rule of 7 Michael Byrne page 57 August 2014 Rules and maxims
Cover an honour part 1 Paul Bowyer page 24 August 2014 Basic cardplay
Rule of 11 Michael Byrne page 66 February 2015 Rules and maxims
Drop or finesse part 1 Andrew Kambites page 44 February 2015 Suit combinations
Drop or finesse part 2 Andrew Kambites page 42 April 2015 Suit combinations
Cover an honour part 2 Paul Bowyer page 26 June 2015 Basic cardplay
Drop or finesse part 3 Andrew Kambites page 50 June 2015 Suit combinations
Cover an honour part 3 Paul Bowyer page 26 August 2015 Basic cardplay
Restricted choice Andrew Kambites page 46 August 2015 Suit combinations
Planning the play part 1 Paul Bowyer page 24 October 2015 Basic cardplay
Balancing Andrew Kambites page 46 October 2015 Suit combinations
Planning the play part 2 Paul Bowyer page 28 December 2015 Basic cardplay
Break percentages Andrew Kambites page 48 December 2015 Suit combinations
Trump control Paul Bowyer page 18 February 2016 Basic cardplay
End plays Andrew Kambites page 22 February 2016 Suit combinations
Trump control Paul Bowyer page 14 April 2016 Basic cardplay
Safety plays Andrew Kambites page 26 April 2016 Suit combinations
Second player plays low' Neil Rosen page 20 April 2016 Advanced defence
Percentage plays part 1 Paul Bowyer page 16 June 2016 Basic cardplay
Surround plays Neil Rosen page 18 June 2016 Advanced defence
Percentage plays part 2 Paul Bowyer page 14 August 2016 Basic cardplay
Restricted choice Paul Bowyer page 18 October 2016 Basic cardplay
Empty spaces Paul Bowyer page 28 December 2016 Basic cardplay
Loser-on-loser play Paul Bowyer page 16 and 68 February 2017 Basic cardplay
The gentle art of counting Paul Bowyer page 10 and 66 June 2017 Basic cardplay
The gentle art of counting part 2 Paul Bowyer page 8 and 69 August 2017 Basic cardplay
Heffalump traps David Bakhshi page 14 and 48 August 2017 Heffalump traps
Heffalump traps David Bakhshi page 8 and 42 October 2017 Heffalump traps
The gentle art of counting part 3 Paul Bowyer page 10 and 68 October 2017 Basic cardplay
The gentle art of counting part 4 Paul Bowyer page 10 and 66 December 2017 Basic cardplay
Heffalump traps David Bakhshi page 12 and 52 December 2017 Heffalump traps