THE DEFENSE NEVER RESTS
Only summaries are included below - see book for details
© 2001 - Marty Bergen
A Very Overrated Lead
Don’t lead a doubleton unless you have a good reason.
Partner, Wherefore Art Thou?
your only hope is to “find partner,” reject the suit(s) he has
passively against a grand slam or 6NT. Lead aggressively against
all other slams.
The HCP Detective
soon as dummy is tabled, each defender should add dummy’s HCP to
Know When To Hold ’Em
declarer attacks a suit and you have two stoppers, it is often
correct to duck.
The Waiting Game
you have the opportunity to overruff with a sure trump trick —
there is no hope remaining in the side suits, try to promote a
Save The Last Cover For Me
to cover the LAST of touching honors that are led from dummy.