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Join us for Bridge with Shaw Taylor

A must for enthusiasts or absolute beginners, this three hour video, based on the highly successful television series from 1983, Join Us For Bridge, takes player and partner from dealing and the opening bid through the intricacies of the game. Presenter Shaw Taylor Read more

Pancake Day, Tea Stops Play

Serving Pancakes at Your Bridge Afternoon

It’s Shrove Tuesday today and I was thinking that it would be pretty cool to serve pancakes instead of cakes or sandwiches as afternoon tea to bridge pals. However, not many of us nowadays have time for fussy preparation (and washing up) and the Read more

What Uses are Aces and Spades?

by Mr SEHAWK™

The last card landed on the top of my partner’s other twelve and I picked up a collection reminiscent of so many hands before:

♠ AT764          A872             ♦ T54              ♣ 2

Using the wonderful (but high risk) SEHAWK™ bidding system my partner sitting North opened 1♦ (showing 13 to 15 SEHAWK™ points). A rather puzzled look on the face of East was followed by a pass from him. My hand was worth 14 SEHAWK™ points and so I made a game invitational bid of 2♣ (I like bidding singletons almost as much as bidding voids!). An even more puzzled look from West was followed by his hesitant pass. Read more