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Title:Avoid Simple Mistakes #5
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:Avoid simple mistakes will be a series of hands meant for Beginner up to Intermediate level. While it is true some advanced players will play too quickly and make the mistakes highlighted in this series to be avoided, advanced player will not find these hands challenging.

This hand presents a simple position with only one major decision to make.
Updated:2016-09-26
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Title:Avoid Simple Mistakes #6
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:A simple hand where there are 100 points in quizes related to a single hand where the best line has to be picked. This would not be challenging for an advanced player. Saying that, this one is just slightly more complicated than the first five hands in this series.
Updated:2017-04-11
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Title:Avoid Simple Mistakes -- Hand Four
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:Another hand in the series of simple mistakes to avoid. Again this is primarily a movie for beginners and intermediate players. The hand contains a single simple theme hand with just one major decision to make.
Updated:2016-01-24
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Title:Avoid Simple Mistakes -- Hand One
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:Avoid simple mistakes will be a series of hands meant for Beginner up to Intermediate level. While it is true some advanced players will play too quickly and make the mistakes highlighted in this series to be avoided, advanced player will not find these hands challenging.

This hand presents a simple position with only one major decision to make.
Updated:2015-12-27
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Title:Avoid Simple Mistakes -- Hand Two
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:A single themed hand that requires seeing the problem to the hand at trick one, and playing to take advantage of important clues from the bidding.
Updated:2015-12-27
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Title:Avoiding Simple Mistakes #3
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:This is the third movie in the series Avoiding simple mistakes that is meant for Beginner up to Intermediate level players. While it is true some advanced players will play too quickly and perhaps occassionally make one of the mistakes highlighted in this series to be avoided, advanced player will not find these hands challenging.

This hand presents a simple position with only one or maybe two decision to make.
Updated:2018-08-01
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Title:Introducing Ofidp, the worlds greatest bridge player
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:This is a bridge article about an interesting deal as bid and played by the self-professed "Obviously Finest Individual Duplicate Player" (or Ofipd) in the world. Any similarity between Ofipd and other bridge players is purely coincidental.

Disclaimer: This is a fictional story and uses fictional characters, Any similarities between the players in this story and real people, either living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Updated:2015-12-25
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Title:Ofidp and Inverted Flannery
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:Third in a series of articles about the "worlds best bridge players (self-professed)" and the abuse of a bridge convention. As always, the hand is real (played on BBO in a real match with over 100 kibitzers), the bidding and the story behind the hand is an entire work of fiction. There is no player on BBO named Ofipd, although there are dozens there from whom the personality of this hypothetical player could have been drawn. Any similarity to any single player, real or fictional is purely a coincidence.
Updated:2016-01-25
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Title:Ofipd's unique preempt style
Author:Ben Dickens
Summary:Second adventure of Ofipd, the self-professed world's greatest bridgeplayer. In this hand, he explains the sound logic (?) for his bidding to laydown grand slam, as well as his logic for his play. Normally he charges a large fee for his lesson, but you get to read this and his thoughts for free here.

Ofidp is a fictional character and any similarity between Ofipd and other bridge players real or imaginary is purely coincidental....
Updated:2015-12-30
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Title:Tutorial: Creating BBO Bridge Movies
Author:Ben Dickens with assistance from Fred Gitelman
Summary:This tutorial is designed to demonstrate how the BBO's Movie Authoring software is used to create interactive bridge movies.

Highly recommended for all who are new to this software. Some useful tips are included to help improve your movie product.
Updated:2018-05-18
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Title:A declarer play challenge from the 2010 World Championships
Author:Fred Gitelman
Summary:This deal was played in the last segment of the finals of the 2010 Rosenblum Cup. While the overall theme of this deal is quite advanced, I have tried to include instructional points for players of all levels in this presentation.
Updated:2012-08-23
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Title:The Law of Total Tricks
Author:Larry Cohen
Summary:This is a brief introduction to LOTT ( "Law of Total Tricks"). After going through the material, test your understanding by participating in a 20 question quiz. See how close you come to a perfect score of 100 points.
Updated:2013-01-04
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Title:April Deals #1
Author:Ozdil-Katz Bridge School
Summary:Trump control

Visit www.ozdilkatzbridge.com for lessons, online training sessions, practice hands - any level with Melih Ozdil and Ralph Katz.
Updated:2013-04-29
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Title:April Deals #2
Author:Ozdil-Katz Bridge School
Summary:Trump management

Visit www.ozdilkatzbridge.com for lessons, online training sessions, practice hands - any level with Melih Ozdil and Ralph Katz.
Updated:2013-04-29
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Title:May Deals #1
Author:Ozdil-Katz Bridge School
Summary:Trump control

Visit www.ozdilkatzbridge.com for lessons, online training sessions, practice hands - any level with Melih Ozdil and Ralph Katz.
Updated:2013-05-06
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Title:May Deals #2
Author:Ozdil-Katz Bridge School
Summary:Trump control

Visit www.ozdilkatzbridge.com for lessons, online training sessions, practice hands - any level with Melih Ozdil and Ralph Katz.
Updated:2013-05-06
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Title:3NT Defense TIPS
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Reading declarer line of play.
Updated:2013-02-04
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Title:Careful Planning Necessary ( February 3, 2013 )
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This Movie is prepared from IMPROVE YOUR PLAY SERIES written by Larry Matheny.
Updated:2013-02-13
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Title:Defensive Card Play Quiz
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Reading declarer's intention to shorten trumps during the line of play.
Updated:2013-02-04
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Title:Did you invite?
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:N/S ended up too high.
Every Partnership should discuss situations like these.
Updated:2013-02-13
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Title:Grand Slam Made by Throw-in Play
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This deal brought about a strange result at the Bridge Club of Tamarac.
Rick Garber of Margate won all 13 tricks in his grand slam by putting his opponent on lead at trick 12.
Sound impossible?
It should; that sentence is about as palatable as chicken-flavored ice cream.
Yet, it happened — without a revoke.
Updated:2013-01-27
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Title:Just bid what you have got
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:South knows nothing about this game and was told to bid what he has got in his hand.
Updated:2013-02-26
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Title:Penalty Doubles
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Penalty doubles are an integral part of all forms of bridge. Especially in Duplicate Pairs, not only they do generate some very large scores, they also play an important role in the part score battle.
Updated:2013-02-04
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Title:Plan B ( February 10, 2013 )
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This movie is prepared from IMPROVE YOUR PLAY Series written by Larry Matheny.
Updated:2013-02-26
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Title:Power of Tens
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Here is to those Tens, the most underrated cards in the deck!
Updated:2013-02-26
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Title:The famous Baron Munchausen Hand
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:A Tale So Tall That It Might Even Be True (Or Nearly)
From the NY Times 24 July, 2000 by Alan Truscott
Updated:2013-02-13
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Title:The Mississippi Heart Hand
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:From The Official Encyclopedia of Bridge.
Updated:2013-02-04
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Title:The Murder of Joseph Bowne Elwell
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Joseph Bowne Elwell, one of the greatest bridge players of the early 20th century, was shot to death in his Manhattan home on June 11, 1920.
The crime has never been solved.
Updated:2013-02-13
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Title:Third Hand Play - Part 1
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Brief tips for third hand play.
As a third hand, click which card you would play in the quiz.
Updated:2013-05-23
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Title:Weak Two bid in Action
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:The pair bids at 5 level with no trumps on either hands and gets TOP score.
This is a real hand that occurred in a Washington Tournament in 1956.
Updated:2013-02-13
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Title:What went wrong series
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:* Pay attention from the start...…
* Failed to find the fit....
* Is the 1NT rebid weak or strong?

These 3 hands are extracted from http://www.bridgevaria.com/
Updated:2013-02-13
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Title:畸形牌中的叫牌问题(bid problems in unbalanced hand)
Author:ahjkjh
Summary:这是一副牌中南家的三次叫牌,你能叫出正确的叫品吗?
Are you ready?
Updated:2012-11-26
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Title:A defensive tragedy
Author:ahydra
Summary:Aimed at low-mid intermediate players, this true story of a 95% board disappearing from under the defence's nose will hopefully teach you that you have to be careful what you play to every trick.
Updated:2013-08-03
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Title:Some standard safety plays
Author:Albrecht Hollstein === Al === xx1943
Summary:1) KJ2 ---- A9543 to make 4 tricks
Updated:2012-12-06
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Title:Dear Billy
Author:Billy Miller
Summary:Letters to Billy with interesting bridge questions, and Billy's thoughtful replies.
Updated:2012-11-26
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Title:A Simple End Play
Author:billy_cwf
Summary:A relaxed game with partner against unknown pairs in the main board.
Updated:2012-11-26
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Title:4S Seru nih
Author:Buchari Kaharruddin
Summary:End Play, dengan teknik trump stripping (language Indonesian)
Updated:2012-11-26
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Title:End Play
Author:Buchari Kaharruddin
Summary:Bentuk eliminasi end-play sangat sering muncul pada hampir setiap board yang dimainkan. Tujuan dari cara memainkan kartu dengan metoda ini adalah memaksa lawan untuk lead yang tidak menguntungkan bagi sisi partnershipnya. Lead terpaksa yang dilakukan oleh lawan ini akan menyelamatkan declarer dari keharusan melakukan finesse, atau membuat declarer (dalam kontrak suit) dapat melakukan ruff and discard (membuang loser dari satu tangan dan melakukan ruff pada tangan lain).
Updated:2012-12-06
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Title:How many mistakes can you make? Next time, make less!
Author:Christina Syrakopoulou
Summary:Highlights from friendly tournaments (in Greek) - Plan the play, or maybe not?
Updated:2012-11-26
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Title:Takeout Doubles
Author:Geoffrey Spavin
Summary:This presentation is aimed at beginner players and discusses takeout doubles as they apply over natural bidding systems. Examples of these systems are Acol, Standard American or 2/1 Game Forcing.

This presentation is split into 3 sections:

- Types of takeout doubles
- Advancer's bids
- Doubler's rebids

At the end of each section there are a series of interactive quizzes to test your understanding of the material presented.
Updated:2013-01-04
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Title:Both Kings Are Wrong
Author:Harvey Bernstein
Summary:From an actual duplicate game - and I figured it out after the fact.
Updated:2012-11-26
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Title:Leading against 7NT
Author:Jay Patel
Summary:Lead safely against grand slams
Updated:2013-03-27
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Title:DEFENSE CONTRE LES BARRAGES
Author:JB DELUCHE
Summary:DEFENSE CONTRE LES BARRAGES 1
Updated:2019-01-22
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Title:DEVELOPPEMENTS APRES UN BICOLORE ECONOMIQUE
Author:JB DELUCHE
Summary:LA QUATRIEME COULEUR FORCING
Updated:2019-01-25
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Title:LES ENCHERES DE BARRAGE
Author:JB DELUCHE
Summary:LES ENCHERES DE BARRAGE 1
Updated:2019-01-20
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Title:LES LUNDIS D'ORSAY
Author:JB DELUCHE CBLO
Summary:LES BICOLORES DE L'OUVREUR
Updated:2017-12-26
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Title:LES LUNDIS D'ORSAY
Author:JB DELUCHE CBLO
Summary:LES FITS MAJEURS
Updated:2017-12-26
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Title:LES LUNDIS D'ORSAY
Author:JB DELUCHE CBLO
Summary:LES INTERVENTIONS SUR 1SA
Updated:2017-12-27
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Title:LES VENDREDIS D'ORSAY
Author:JB DELUCHE CBLO
Summary:LES FITS MAJEURS(2)
Updated:2018-12-04
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Title:Jacoby Transfer finds Major Suit Game
Author:JBC
Summary:Using Jacoby Transfers as NT responses, responder transfers into the 5-card major and rebids 2NT to show invitational values. 1NT opener corrects to 4H.
Updated:2013-03-27
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Title:NOTRUMP PLAY QUIZ 1
Author:Marietta Huggard
Summary:No trump play of the hand focusing on developing your tricks, which suits to set up, and avoiding setting up extra winnners for the opponents.
Updated:2013-11-01
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Title:To Draw or Not to Draw - Bridge Quiz
Author:Marietta Huggard
Summary:In each of the following hands. You are South and you, the declarer, are in 4H. Analyze the opening lead. Count the losers in the Master hand. (The "Master" hand is generally the hand with the long trump.) Plan the play? When do you draw opponent's trumps?
Updated:2013-11-01
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Title:Finessing Tips
Author:Paul Gibbons
Summary:Finessing
Updated:2017-12-02
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Title:beginner declarer training #1
Author:peterli997
Summary:For beginners. Game contract. NT contract. Declarer play.
Updated:2013-10-14
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Title:beginner declarer training 基础坐庄练习 #2
Author:peterli997
Summary:For beginners. Game contract. Suit contract. Declarer play. 为初学者而设计。成局定约。花色定约。坐庄练习。
Updated:2013-10-21
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Title:beginner declarer training Chinese version 基础坐庄练习 #1
Author:peterli997
Summary:For beginners. Game contract. NT contract. Declarer play. 为初学者而设计。成局定约。无将定约。坐庄练习。
Updated:2013-10-21
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Title:Counting the Hand
Author:Richard Newell
Summary:Counting the hand improves the chances in a slam.
Updated:2015-08-19
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Title:What should you open on your next 10 hands?
Author:Sylwia McNamara
Summary:Lesson #1
Updated:2017-02-24
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