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Title:3 player problem
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Put on the silly-looking glasses. This deal will be discussed from all positions.
You and your partner can try to defend together.
It is IMPs, a close knockout match, and everyone is vulnerable.
Updated:2013-01-22
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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:40 Points Hand - No Grand slam
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:40 Points and you still cannot make all thirteen tricks for grand slam.
Updated:2013-01-29
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Title:A Bad Decision ( January 13, 2013 )
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This movie is prepared from IMPROVE YOUR PLAY Series written by Larry Matheny.
Updated:2013-01-29
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Title:A Good Overbid ( January 20, 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:Bennett Murder
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:The first bridge murder took place in 1929, when a woman killed her husband over his bidding and play of the hand.
Updated:2013-01-22
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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:Deceptive bid and play by Steve Callihan
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This presentation allows the reader to face a series of interesting situations as a deal unfolds.
Updated:2013-01-22
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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:Few bridge hands - May 2013
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:First hand about defense.
Second hand declarer play.
Third hand Deception at trick 1.
Updated:2013-05-12
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Title:Fourth Suit Forcing (FSF)
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Convention
Fourth suit forcing (FSF)
Updated:2013-02-26
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Title:Gazzilli Convention
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Part 1 Responses and further development to 1Heart and 1Spade opening bid.
Part 2 Responses and further development to 1 Club opening bid.
Part 3 Responses and further development to 1 Diamond opening.

In this movie, we will discuss Gazzilli over Opening Bid of one of a Major.
However, this convention is also played over Minor suit opening bids.

Note:
There is a quiz to test your understanding of the meaning of each conventional response. Please don't hit 7NT! If you click on some of the bids, the conventional definition will be displayed too.
Updated:2013-01-09
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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:Hand of the century - 2011 IBPA Hand of the Year
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This deal was voted hand of the year 2011 by the International Bridge Press Association. It involves a type of play previously unknown to anyone except Geza Ottlik and Hugh Kelsey, whose Adventures in Card Play is the most complex bridge book ever written. The star was Norway's Geir Helgemo, who sat South at game all.
Updated:2017-10-16
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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:Lecture Notes on Doubles - Part 1
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This is from Bridge Base Online news.

On Sunday, May 5th, 2013, there was a free teaching session on BBO, focused on doubles and general bridge advice. The host was US junior champion and winner of the Blue Ribbon Pairs Roger Lee.

Roger went over a few example hands and explained his thinking process, then he answered questions from the audience. In case you missed the lesson, here's the transcript in this movie format.
Updated:2013-05-14
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Title:Lesson on greed
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Moscow (Russia), february 23rd, 2013.
The 2013 Slava Cup – February 22-24 – was played in Moscow.
The Cup is in memory of Slava Grinuk, a popular Russian bridge player.
who died at a much too young age.

This deal is from the match between Monaco and Real in the round-robin.
Updated:2013-05-03
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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:Play To Trick One ( January 6, 2013 )
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This movie is prepared from IMPROVE YOUR PLAY Series written by Larry Matheny.
Updated:2013-01-29
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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:Second Hand Play - Part 1
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:The card is led by declarer in each situation shown.
Brief Tips for second hand play.
Highlighted cards are recommended to play in each situation shown.
As a second hand, try to answer each quiz.
Updated:2013-04-12
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Title:Second Hand Play - Part 2
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:The card is led by declarer in each situation shown.
Brief Tips for second hand play.
Highlighted cards are recommended to play in each situation shown.
As a second hand, try to answer each quiz.
Updated:2013-04-12
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Title:Second Hand Play - Part 3
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:The card is led by declarer in each situation shown.
Brief Tips for second hand play.
Highlighted cards are recommended to play in each situation shown.
As a second hand, try to answer each quiz.
Updated:2013-04-12
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Title:Signaling Method - Part 2
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Declarer leads the card in the contract shown and the play continues.
As a fourth hand, try to answer each question.
Updated:2013-03-27
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Title:Signaling Methods- Part 1
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Declarer leads the card in the contract shown and the play continues.
As a fourth hand, try to answer each question.
Updated:2013-03-27
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Title:Signalling Method - Part 3
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Declarer leads the card in the contract shown and the play continues.
As a fourth hand, try to answer each question.
Updated:2013-03-27
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Title:SLAM ON A YARBOROUGH
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:This hand proves that points are not everything.
Updated:2013-01-29
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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 MOONRAKER HAND
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Ian Fleming used the Duke of Cumberland hand to exercise his imagination when writing Moonraker movie.
A purportedly rigged hand dealt the son of George III, the King of England, resulting in the loss of a £20,000 wager. The hand was was used in the James Bond movie, "Moonraker" against the villain Drax.
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:Underleading the ACE
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:UNDERLEADING ACE:
The practice of underleading aces is one of the most dangerous in the whole area of deception.
Updated:2013-01-22
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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 is your Lead?
Author:Rajan Iyer
Summary:Quizzes on opening lead against NT contracts.
Quizzes on follow up strategy.
Updated:2013-03-27
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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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