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By the way, Italy won again
In the deal shown below, from the final day's play, it was not until the Italians bid and made an optimistic five diamonds that the commentators realized there was ...
Four Masters from Canada
This was doubled and set 500 when the defense collected the first five tricks: two diamonds, a diamond ruff, a spade and a heart. But what seemed like a sure ...
Even the experts goof
The pressure and long hours of tournaments often produce monumental gaffes by masters
A part score can be a big deal
He must also have something else in spades and/or diamonds for his bid, but if one of those "somethings" is an ace, the contract cannot be ...
Detectives give a hand in a chase
With some help from private eyes, Barry Crane closes in on a title
Another lesson from a master
Now 80 and long retired from tournament play, Harold S. Vanderbilt, inventor of contract bridge, has written a new book on his theories
Three maligned athletes were vindicated during the world indoor championships
PURLOINED IN PARIS JOHNNY VAN RYN AND THE U.S. WOULD HAVE WON THE DAVIS CUP IN 1932 BUT FOR A BAD CALL
your pick,' she says. Wilmer took diamonds, I took rubies, and she ordered them made into links and studs set in platinum. [Van Ryn had the set ...
YANKEE FLAMEOUT IN HARTFORD
Fifty years ago Don Budge met Baron Gottfried von Cramm in the deciding match of a politically charged Davis Cup tie between the U.S. and ...