A Most Pleasant Experience…

Bridge HandI played with Leo Weniger in two events of the St. John’s Sectional this past weekend. Leo was visiting from Halifax and one of the things that made this such a great experience for me was Leo’s conduct at the table. I have never played in very many tournaments, but have played in a few — from Club championships, Sectionals, Regionals, Nationals, Zonals and one (former) World Bridge Olympiad. It doesn’t take many tournaments to get a feel for the general deportment.

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Deportment at the Table

I was searching the Internet for some bridge information and happened across Larry Cohen’s web site, which I spent a bit of time browsing. I’d like to share with you some of his views on how one should conduct oneself at the bridge table:


It’s a brief article with a few graphics. Although he doesn’t mention the Laws, a number of his suggestions are how the Laws say one should act. I have a lot of respect for Larry Cohen.

Larry is also a frequent contributor to the ACBL Bridge Bulletin.