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Back to Earth

After their astonishing demolition of England in Round 2, Sweden faced China. This was a crucial deal: North led the DA but that only served[...]

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Imperfection

This deal from the second round appeared to be a bidding test for EW, but at the table I was watching, it also proved to[...]

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Perfection

Relaxing in my room yesterday afternoon, I happened upon a TV channel showing an archery contest in Shanghai. Each contestant shoots five flights of three[...]

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Origin

On the journey to Henshui I finished reading Dan Brown’s latest book Origin, featuring the adventures of Professor Robert Langdon. The plot features artificial intelligence[...]

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Time Limit

When you only have limited time each day to watch a few deals you tend to rely on outside information. Here are a couple of[...]

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For the lead, Partner

Have you noticed how often a player makes an overcall hoping that it will help partner if they happen to be on lead but then[...]

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An Aside

An aside is a dramatic device in which a character speaks to the audience. By convention the audience is to realize that the character's speech[...]

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Misplay this Hand with Me – The last trump

Despite my best efforts by the time the last match of the Round Robin arrives we are still in contention and need only14.16 fromour last[...]

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Championship Diary (7)

the Championship Diary is one of the most loved columns of Championships' Bulletins[...]

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WBF President’s Dinner Lyon 2017

On Thursday evening Gianarrigo Rona hosted a dinner at which a number of awards were made, recognising the tremendous contribution the recipients had made to[...]

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