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  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    26 Feb 2021

      Don’t Change Course: You might just be steering in the right direction.   Well, that statement is not always true as there are times when a switch is required when you are defending. However, sometimes the most passive defence... read more here

  • The Bridge Zone Show - 135

    26 Feb 2021

      Included this week:   At the pond with Kermit   Plonk, the beach and Congress Email winner announced Book competition Gaining the mental edge at Bridge The book heads off to Invercargill   Judge Julie rules... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    25 Feb 2021

      For Less Experienced Players:  Minor Nightmare!   Well, it should have been a fun hand. You have 13 cards distributed as evenly as possible among the two minor suits, two decent suits as well, as both were headed by the KQ..and... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    24 Feb 2021

      Wise old owl!   Jan’s Day: Smart Defence Only a few days ago, we told you how Bridge is a game of mistakes, or of avoiding them. Today’s article is an exception, with the hand won by good inspired defence. Equally... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    23 Feb 2021

                        Planning….   You are lucky if you can make a plan to make your contract, “lucky” in the sense that you have a... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    22 Feb 2021

      On the same Wavelength.   Are you? You and your partner. Every so often, even the most experienced partnership will sometimes hit unfamiliar territory in their bidding but they should have the more common situations off pat. That... read more here

  • Message from the Organisers of the Taranaki Bridge Congress

    22 Feb 2021

          Thank you for entering the Congress. Whilst all details are on the flyer, we are reminding players of the following:     All events are being held at the Plymouth International Hotel (5 minutes’ walk from... read more here

  • Canterbury News with Max Robb

    19 Feb 2021

    Recently a couple of people have asked whether I was still writing reports for New Zealand Bridge and the Canterbury region. Well in 2020, Covid threw the reports schedule into disarray as many tournaments were cancelled. Even Nationals at... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    19 Feb 2021

      If it’s in the way, discard it! Would you believe that we are talking about an ace…and that we are playing a no-trump contract? Aces are normally handy cards to have… and so was this particular ace for a while.... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    18 Feb 2021

      Whichever guess is wrong!   For the less experienced   The right finesse is no finesse!   This is a story of two declarers. One was rather more successful than the other in their quest for 10 tricks. Indeed, while one... read more here

  • The Bridge Zone Radio Show - 134

    18 Feb 2021

    Included this week:   Results   South Island Teams         Christchurch Bell Taylor... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    17 Feb 2021

      Partner’s Error is Your Mistake. So, you want to see brilliancies? Then, do not look at most stories about bridge hands. Occasionally, a good lead or play or defence, a thoughtful bid, perhaps. For the main, it is a story of... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    17 Feb 2021

     Jan Cormack Jan’s Day: Attitude.   “If only they would learn to concentrate, then perhaps they could become a top player!” This seems to be a common complaint regarding most up and coming bridge players. In fact, it... read more here

  • South Island Teams A Big Hit in Christchurch

    17 Feb 2021

      Christchurch was the place to be last weekend for 192 bridge players, along with the many involved with the event’s organisation. A turn-out of 48 teams was a wonderful number and hopefully, all enjoyed the weekend. There was a... read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    16 Feb 2021

      A Slim Chance? We left you on Friday with a play problem with South the declarer in 6D. You might have wondered how South got to be declarer and so the sequence is included below. Some who play transfer responses to 1C open 1C with all... read more here

  • Covid 19 - Advisory

    14 Feb 2021

    Advisory No 12 14 Feb 2021.pdf read more here

  • South Island Teams Christchurch 13th - 14th Feb 2021

    13 Feb 2021

    Link to Results read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    12 Feb 2021

      Saving Space – For Less Experienced Players. Jumping the bidding to tell your partner you have a strong hand is often a good idea but it can come at a price, the price being too high before the proper exploration for the best... read more here

  • Daily Hand

    11 Feb 2021

    Apolgies but due to technical issues, we have been unable to publish today's article. Daily Hands will resume as normal on Friday.   Richard Solomon read more here

  • Daily Bridge in New Zealand

    10 Feb 2021

    Jan Cormack “Tentation” It is 4 high card points for an ace, three for a king, two for a queen and one for a jack which leaves nothing for any of the spot cards. Yet, we would rather have 4 10’s than 4 2’s, wouldn’t... read more here

  • Otago/Southland News with Brad Johnston

    10 Feb 2021

    Unlike the last recap I wrote, it feels like no time has passed since I’ve penned one of these. Then I think back to all the new happenings since then and find that it has actually been a while. Time is a weird thing. We’ve had a few... read more here

  • The Bridge Zone Radio Show -133

    10 Feb 2021

        Results                 Waitangi Pairs – Auckland                ... read more here

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