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Updated   16th May 2021

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Videos & Movies on Bridge compiled by  Harold Schogger

These Movies require either  BRIDGEVU (click here) or the FREE  BRIDGEBASE online programme (click here)

To change the view of the cards,  click on this icon   at bottom of the screen next to the cog in each file

(NB.  when viewing through bridgevu some of the icons may be incorrect)

FINESSING

1. The Simple Finesse   (holding AQ opposite low ones)  or watch the film


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. The Simple Finesse  (holding KX opposite low ones)  or watch the film


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. The Finesse 3 (holding KQX opposite low ones) or watch the film


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. The Finesse 4 (holding QJ10 opposite AXXX) or watch the film


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Finessing Q543 opposite K762  or watch the film


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Finessing AQ54 opposite J762  or watch the film


 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Finessing with great intermediatesAQ108 opposite J972


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Finessing QJX opposite XXX  to try and get one trick


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. The Finesse  (holding KQ108 opposite low ones)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Pin the 10 or not to pin the 10 ?(holding AK93 opposite J652)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Finessing their Queen AKJ opposite 654


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Test the Waters before finessing that Queen  AKJ9  opposite 6543 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Test the Waters2 before finessing that Queen  AJ54  opposite K632 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEADING

1. Opening leads against NT contracts 1


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Lead Top of Interior Sequence against No Trumps


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Why Leading 4th Highest of Longest Suit against No Trumps works


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Passive Defence can be good for your bridge Health with defenders finessing too


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. When blind don't lead away from Honour against suit contracts  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Lead through Strength and Up to Weakness


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. When blind don't lead away from a Tenace against suit contracts


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Leading a SINGLETON against SUIT Contracts


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Video films to come soon

DECLARER PLAY

1. Suit Establishment 1


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Ducking to establish long suit . Rule of Eleven (i)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Declarer Holds Up to cut communication 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Tenaces in Tact 1 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.If They Don't Cover They Haven't Got It


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Don't Get Blocked, play the high card from the short hand 1st  


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Establish Second suit first before drawing trumps


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Don't leave a Bare King or Queen on the Table - its rude !!!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.Tenaces in Tact 2 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. The Rule of Seven and holding Up to break communication


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Elimination Play or Stripping the hand down 1


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Elimination Play or Stripping the hand down 2


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Safety Play 1   AJ54  opposite K932  needing 3 tricks


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. Safety Play 2 in context of whole hand


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEFENCE TECHNIQUES

1. Suit Preference signals 1


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Giving partner the count on declarer's strong suit


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Covering an Honour with an Honour 1


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Mckenney Discards 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHOLE HANDS

1. Take Advantage of the lead


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Trump control and unblock )


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOVIE MOVIES requiring windows media player :-

1. How to Count (needs windows media player)

2. Eilat Bridge Holiday 2006 (needs windows media player)

part 1     part 2     part 3        click each part to view the film or download the film

 

To view the videos you need to have windows media player (or some such similar software) installed on your machine. You can download this programme from Microsoft or from the following link

http://www.haroldschogger.com/MPSetup.exe

 

To view the Bridge Movies which are in lin format you need to have bridge vu installed on your machine. Bridge Vu is available from my website and to download it click on the following link

htttp://www.haroldschogger.com/bridgevu.setup

 

Alternatively you can view these files through bridgebase the free online bridge programme which can be downloaded from www.bridgebase.com 

To view Powerpoint presentations then you will need to download the following programme :-

www.haroldschogger.com/ppviewer.exe

 

 

 

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 Movies with Harold explaining how to count- click on the link

1. How to Count  

2. Eilat Bridge Holiday 2006  - click here to view

3. Eilat Bridge Holiday 2009  film provided by Sergey Shkrebela

 

 

To view the videos you need to have windows media player (or some such similar software) installed on your machine. You can download this programme from Microsoft

 

To view the Bridge Movies which are in lin format you need to have bridge vu installed on your machine. Bridge Vu is available from my website and to download it click on the following link

htttp://www.haroldschogger.com/bridgevu.setup

 

Alternatively you can view these files through bridgebase the free online bridge programme which can be downloaded from www.bridgebase.com 

To view Powerpoint presentations then you will need to download the following programme :-

www.haroldschogger.com/ppviewer.exe

 

 

 

   
 

 

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