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  Movies on Bridge compiled by  Harold Schogger

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Click on any of the list below and it will take you to the movie


1. The Simple Finesse holding AQ opposite low ones
2. The Simple Finesse holding KX opposite low ones
3. The Finesse holding KQX opposite low ones)
4. The Finesse holding QJ10 opposite AXXX)
5. Finessing Q543 opposite A76
6. The Finesse holding QXXX opposite KXXX
7. Finessing AQ54 opposite J762
8. Finessing with great intermediatesAQ108 opposite J972
9. Finessing QJX opposite XXX to try and get one trick
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  
14. AQ10  opposite Low ones Double Finessing

15. A543 opposite J109 double Finessing

16. AJ7 opposite 1095

17.AJ9 opposite 543

18 AJ10 opposite 543

19. AK10 opposite 543

20. AQ9 opposite 543

21. K105 opposite A94 when they lead this suit.

22. KJ104 opposite 632

23. Q32 opposite J94


25. KQ10 opposite 543


ILLUSIONS   (false carding) :-

1. KQ10 opposite 543

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

1. Suit Establishment 1
2. Ducking to establish long suit
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. Elimination Play or Stripping the hand down 1
11. Elimination Play or Stripping the hand down 2
12. Safety Play 1 AJ54 opposite K932 needing 3 tricks
13. Safety Play 2 in context of whole hand

1. Suit Preference signals 1
2. Giving partner the count on declarer's strong suit
3. Covering an Honour with an Honour
4. Mckenney Discards 

1. Take Advantage of the lead
2. Trump control and unblock


More 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