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Jennifer Jones
Jennifer Jones
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Member Since
Jan. 11, 2011
Last Seen
July 7
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Player, writer, teacher and bridge coach (individuals and partnerships). See my blog "Jennbridge" for details. Author of the following books--available at bridge booksellers and on my blog.


  • Losing Trick Count
  • Losing Trick Count Vol. II 
  • Bridge Tournament Handbook 
United States of America

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Santa Rosa, CA
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Diamond Life Master
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Losing Trick Count
I am still a big fan of LTC. (My two books on the subject are available at Jennbridge.) It is invaluable for close decisions – once you have found a fit, of course. When used properly, LTC alerts you to fresh possibilities in the bidding. I try not to move extremely ...
Do experts use Losing Trick Count ?
Many experts use it and it is invaluable for those who are working on improving their hand evaluation. For a good discussion of it see my articles in the ACBL Bulletin from December 2011 to May 2012. These articles give many examples and present ways to use it with various ...
Bergen Poll
I play Bergen raises with losing trick count. A bid of 3 clubs shows a 9-loser hand and a bid of 3 diamonds shows an 8-loser hand. It leads to a high degree of accuracy in the bidding.
In the Well: Fred Stewart
In the barometer final of a regional pair game in Monterey last Friday we had an interesting defensive problem--one I've seen before but without a satisfactory solution (bd. 14) LHO opened 1S, RHO bid 2H, LHO bid 2NT and RHO signed off in 3NT. Partner led the CQ and ...
1600 Games XXI: Where are the stables?
Love the president series--thanks! You certainly know our politicians. (Who knew they were such good bridge players?!)

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