Las Vegas NABC July 17-27, 2014

The summer NABC will be held at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, previously the Las Vegas Hilton. Join us at the Opening Reception on Friday July 18 which will feature "Elvis" as ACBL welcomes you to the Summer NABC beginning after the evening game until 1:00 am. Don't miss this event of fun, food, drinks, and dancing with the "King"!

To brush up on your game, Mathew Kidd, President of Unit 526 in La Jolla, has provided a list of suggested readings and books at the Unit website suggested books

He also provides an excellent review of "The Rodwell Files",one of the best books that has been published in recent years Rodwell Files



Abuse of Exclusion? | Jeff Lehman

In the recent Spingold finals, each NS pair replicated this auction, vulnerable:

Visualizing the Play | Jeff Lehman

“We had a two-suit fit.”  “I had undisclosed values”.  “I thought my honor in your opened suit would be extra valuable”. All of those comments – comments that might be made by someone who just overbid – can be well-considered … but only if they are placed in the context of, as Karen Walker states […]

When you are in an unusual contract … | Jeff Lehman

Playing weak notrumps, I opened one on ♠Q8, ♥KQJ6, ♦AQ52, ♣T75 on Board 17 of Friday’s matchpoint game at the local club. Three passes followed. The opening lead was the ♠5, to the 4, T, and won by my ♠Q.

NYT Bridge Feeds

In Bridge, the Collegiate Championship in Las Vegas

The last two rounds of the Collegiate Championship were played in Las Vegas on July 20.

Summer North American Championships in Las Vegas

The lead in the 64-board Spingold Knockout Teams final at the Summer North American Championships changed several times.