Alain Lévy's posts


Biarritz, the inevitable festival

In early July the Biarritz festival welcomed bridge players from all over France with a special place for Spanish visitors. This big international celebration lasts 10-15 days and is organised by Franck…

Huge Difference

Huge difference

Slams create the biggest swings and sometimes decide the outcome of a match all by themselves. Everything is decided by the bidding and then … the opening lead. When they are not…

New trial bids

The new trial bids

The objective is to differentiate trial bids that invite game from those that investigate a slam all while following a guideline: to reveal as little as possible about declarer’s hand in game auctions and precisely identify responder’s hand in slam auctions.