Filmed Live at Haslemere Festival
1 Ruffing for Extra Tricks 7 Leads
This seminar deals with declarer’s use of ruffing Bernard takes you through all the basic leads and the
to generate extra tricks and then looks at how the importance of your choice of lead. If you start to think
defenders might counteract this. not just about your hand, but about your partner’s too,
then you will get much better results.
2 Competitive Tricks
This seminar focuses on competitive auctions from the 8 Losing Trick Count
perspective of the overcalling side to start with and
A method of hand evaluation for when you find a fit.
then from the perspective of the opening side in the
Bernard deals with the basics of the losing trick count
then looks at advanced methods to hone your bidding.
3 Making the Most of High Cards
9 Making a Plan as Declarer
This seminar helps declarer to use his high cards more
carefully and then looks at how defenders should care Bernard explains how to make a plan then expands on
for their precious high cards. how to make the most of your long suits. The first half
deals with no-trumps, the second with suit contracts.
4 Identifying & Bidding Slams
10 Responding to 1NT
The first half of this seminar is about identifying when
a slam might be on – one of the hardest topics This seminar deals with Transfers and Stayman in
to teach. The second half covers some of the detail. The 1NT opening comes up frequently, so having
techniques used to bid slams. a good, accurate system of responses is paramount.
5 Play & Defence of 1NT Contracts 11 Signals & Discards
This seminar looks at the most common and This seminar deals with Count, Attitude
yet most feared of contracts: 1NT. The first half and Suit-preference signals: aiming to get
looks at declaring the contract and the second you working as a partnership in defence.
part puts us in the defenders’ seats.
6 Doubling & Defence Bernard takes you through the basics of the
against Doubled Contracts technique before showing some magical hands
The first half of this seminar explores penalty where you take extra tricks from defenders. In the
doubles and the second half discusses the second half, Bernard looks at how to avoid being
defence against doubled contracts. endplayed as a defender.
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