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Return of the Tiger

Return of the Tiger

By In 15th World Bridge Series, Articles On 22nd September 2018


Players with a long tooth will remember Jeremy Flint’s Tiger Bridge a great account of bridge at the highest levels. One of the theories he expounded was that of the ‘Tiger Double’ designed to punish unsuspecting opponents.

In the Open Room the brothers Rimstedt had bid 2Quadri*-3Fiori-(Dble)-3Quadri*-4Quadri-4Cuori and like the rest of the field, drifted two down.

With five trumps, an ace and a partner who had made a modest contribution North pulled the trigger (that’s close to an anagram of tiger) and his reward was +500.


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