Hommage à Patrick Jourdain

Hommage à Patrick Jourdain

In one of the early Bulletins we reproduced a story by Patrick Jourdain entitled ‘Keep Losers, throw Winners’. If you want proof that reading the Bulletin can seriously improve your IMPs look no further than this deal from session four of the Women’s...
The March of Time

The March of Time

Back in 1936, Ely & Josephine Culbertson played a match in New York against South American players. Nothing unusual in that you might imagine, but their opponents were sitting in a club in Buenos Aires, 8521 kilometres away! The plays were relayed using short wave...
We have you Covered

We have you Covered

It may sometimes happen that what may appear to be poor result at your table is salvaged by the efforts of your team-mates: The first session of the Open final was a classic game of two halves. Monaco led 41-12 after 8 deals, but the Netherlands hit back strongly to...