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Using Stayman After A 2NT Opening | Blueberry Bridge

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When to use the Stayman bidding convention after an opening bid of 2NT
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Most beginning players know you can use the Stayman bidding convention after partner opens with a bid of 1NT.  But did you know that you can use Stayman if partner opens with a bid of 2NT?

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Blueberry Bridge

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Blueberry bridge now has a blogspot page - here it is and I'm sure it will grow with time.  The newest post currently is on the topic of bridge cruises for 2015.  Want to sail away and play bridge?  This post is for you.

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Should I Lead A Trump? | How To Play Bridge

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How to decide if it is appropriate to lead with a trump if you are making the opening lead in a game of bridge.
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If you are making the opening lead you don't want to waste a trump that might make you trick later.  On the other hand, drawing the opponents' trumps right at the start might help prevent them from making extra tricks.  How do you decide whether leading a trump is the right thing to do?

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Bridge Bidding Boxes | How To Play Bridge

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What are bridge bidding boxes and how do you use them in a game of bridge?
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If you enjoy a game of bridge at home with your friends or family you should buy a set of these bridge bidding boxes.  They are a helpful way of making sure that no-one forgets your bid, or mishears or misunderstands your bid.

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How To Play Bridge | Learn To Play Bridge

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This website will give you tips on How To Play Bridge and Learn To Play Bridge online.
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Beginning and improving bridge players can practice and learn online.  Fun andn interactive.  Learn to play bridge at your own pace in your own home.  

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How to Play Bridge - An Introduction for Beginners

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Bridge is very popular card game and many people want to learn how to play bridge. This article is a quick overview of the basic rules and game play for complete beginners.
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If you are a complete beginner wanting to learn to play bridge this article gives a good, quick overview of the absolute basics.  Then you will be ready to join a bridge teaching website or your local classes

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No Trump Rebid – RH Opponent’s Bid « How To Play Bridge

No Trump Rebid – RH Opponent’s Bid « How To Play Bridge | Learn Bridge | Scoop.it
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If the Right hand opponent (fourth player) overcalls when you were planning to rebid 1NT, what should you do?  What difference does the overcall make to your plans?

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Bridge - an Olympic sport? | Blueberry Bridge

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Is bridge an Olympic sport? Has it been considered for inclusion in the Olympics?
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It's an interesting thought that bridge could be a sport.  It certainly provides a workout for the brain, which has to be good.  It certainly takes training, and continual refinements to game play and strategy.

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Duplicated bridge percentage score | Blueberry Bridge

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How to work out the percentage score in a game of duplicate bridge
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Have you wondered how the percentage scores are worked out when playing duplicate bridge? This simple, easy to follow explanation will demistify the process for you.

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Bridge Terms | How To Play Bridge

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Learn the basic bridge terminology that you need to know when you start playing bridge.
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If you are starting to play bridge the bridge terminology can be confusing.  I know it took me a while to remember who was the declarer and why, who was the dummy and why.  This easy to follow guide teaches you the basic bridge terms you need to know.

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Should I Rebid Partner’s Minor Suit? | How To Play Bridge

Should I Rebid Partner’s Minor Suit? | How To Play Bridge | Learn Bridge | Scoop.it
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In this hand partner opened with a minor suit bid.  We have 5 club cards, but our priority is to find a major suit fit, if possible, so we bid our hearts at the oe level rather than supporting partner's minor suit.

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Bridge Holidays | How To Play Bridge

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Want to have fun playing the game you love, whilst meeting new friends and exploring new countries.  Go on a bridge holiday.  They're great fun.

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No Trump Rebid – After RH Opponent’s Bid « How To Play Bridge

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Should you rebid 1NT after the right hand opponent (fourth player) has overcalled?

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If you are the opening player in a game of bridge and you were planning to rebid 1NT, does it make a difference if the fourth player overcalls?

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1NT Opening Bid « How To Play Bridge

One of the first things a beginning bridge player learns is when to open the bidding with a bid of 1 NT.

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