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  • World Championships in Wuhan. Day 2

    17 Sep 2019

    Three wins from 12 matches may not seem a particularly good return from the second day’s play. Indeed, both The Bridge Blacks and Bridge Masters are struggling to get momentum so far. However, the Bridge Ferns performed creditably against... read more here

  • New To The Table. The Play of the Hand.

    16 Sep 2019

    Taking Advantage of the 5-3 Trump Fit. We found our way with a little exploration to 4H, a fair looking 5-3 trump fit. Let’s see how we can not just make our contract but even maybe an overtrick. South led a spade with North following to... read more here

  • World Championships in Wuhan. Day 1

    16 Sep 2019

    Warm Up and Action. "Warming Up" is something all four of our teams did on arrival in Wuhan, a huge city in the centre of China. Our chef de mission, Kris Wooles, described the temperature as "hot and sticky, 37 degrees, feels like 43." At least... read more here

  • Congratulations!! Our New Grand Masters

    15 Sep 2019

    Details here read more here

  • 44th World Bridge Championships start This Sunday

    13 Sep 2019

    New Zealand has four teams taking part in the 44th World Bridge Championships which start on Sunday in Wuhan, China. We will have representative teams in the Open (Bermuda Bowl),Women (Venice Cup), Seniors (D'Orsi Senior Bowl) and Mixed (Mixed... read more here

  • New To The Table

    13 Sep 2019

    Finding (not having!) a Fit. We know we need to have a minimum of 8 trumps between our two hands, dummy’s and our own, for that suit to be our trump suit. That is called a "fit". It is normally fairly easy to find such a fit when each hand... read more here

  • Northland News with Tania Brown

    11 Sep 2019

    Greetings from the Winterless North once again. No more frosts as yet this year but it sure has rained and the thunder and lightening storms have been nothing short of amazing. Not a lot has been happening here over the past few months. We... read more here

  • The Bridge Zone Radio Show - 061

    11 Sep 2019

      This week's show includes:     Ki te tautoko te wiki o te reo maori Supporting Maori Language Week     Richard Solomon shares his workload heading into the National Congress Late entries are possible and... read more here

  • Play and Defend Better: for improving players

    10 Sep 2019

    It should not have made…but it did! Have you heard that before? Have you experienced that before? Be honest. Yes, you have. Recently? It’s OK… no-one is asking you to reveal! The defence was not that hard to find, either. Was... read more here

  • Congratulations - Recently Qualified Club Level Directors

    9 Sep 2019

      NZ Bridge congratulates the following people who were successful in the recent exam series:   Jeremy Fraser-Hoskin Auckland Andrew McLennan Cromwell Sandie Howard New Plymouth... read more here

  • New To The Table

    6 Sep 2019

    Text-Book or Practical? We referred last week to the use of bidding a suit we do not hold when our side has bid three suits, in other words “Fourth Suit Forcing”. An example of the use of this came up very recently. There are... read more here

  • Tales of Akarana

    6 Sep 2019

    Spades over Hearts… and Diamonds, too? It is so good holding the spade suit in the many highly competitive hands our dealing machine conjures up for us. Heart bidders have to find cunning ways to stop their opponents bid one more but at... read more here

  • The Bridge Zone Radio Show - 060

    4 Sep 2019

     This weeks show includes:     Congress is coming……….     Get your entires in, come to Hamilton, we’ll see you there Email us with your thoughts on your form heading in Congress How... read more here

  • Auckland News with Douglas Russell

    3 Sep 2019

    As some of you may have heard, I spent 5 unplanned days at the beginning of August enjoying the outstanding hospitality of the North Shore Hospital, as a result of which I now have a new friend very close to my heart, known inevitably as Gerry.... read more here

  • Pairs The Great Leveller

    3 Sep 2019

    The National Open Pairs at Auckland Bridge Club. Have you heard that before? Some days everything works and others…everything works for the opposition! It may be sobering to know that even our top internationals have such days. Take the... read more here

  • Three New to Gold

    2 Sep 2019

    We salute three new Gold Grand Masters. That is  at least 4,000 A and B Master- Points of which at least 2,500 must be be A Points. They come from Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland.          ... read more here

  • New To The Table. The Play of the Hand.

    1 Sep 2019

    The Defender You Do NOT Want on Lead. So much for all that talk about “4th Suit Forcing” on Friday. We have been left to make 3NT. If we had been able to call 2spades as our second bid in the sequence below, it would be our... read more here

  • National 15A Pairs- Auckland Bridge Club

    30 Aug 2019

    Link to results read more here

  • New To The Table

    30 Aug 2019

    The Suit You Do Not Need to Call. You open the bidding by calling your longest suit at the 1 level. Your partner calls a different suit and you call your second longest suit because you have no support for your partner’s suit and a hand not... read more here

  • Tales of Akarana

    30 Aug 2019

    Catch me if you can… Not a night of great deeds, a night generally if you could keep your nose out of trouble, you would score better. Trouble awaited round many corners, or bids too far: How high would you bid this interesting... read more here

  • Central Districts News with George MacLachlan

    29 Aug 2019

    Meet one of most recent arrivals to the Central Districts bridge scene. Read on further to discover who his keepers are. The Levin Open, held on 21st July, attracted a field of 30 pairs and was won easily by the Ker brothers, Anthony and... read more here

  • The Bridge Zone Show - 059

    29 Aug 2019

      Click this link to enjoy the show read more here

  • Play and Defend Better: for improving players

    28 Aug 2019

    RIGHT SWITCH: WRONG RESULT? Good defence and good declarer play on the same board? The end result could well not be good for both sides.The defence did all they could to defeat declarer’s 4 level contract. Would it be enough? Let’s... read more here

  • One Month to go: One Week to go

    26 Aug 2019

    Our National Bridge Congress, the highlight of our bridge calendar is now just one month away. If you have not yet entered, especially Ryman New Zealand Open and Restricted Open Pairs, now would be a great time to do so. We do require prior entry... read more here

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