As bidding sophistication continues to grow, many top pairs are turning to relay systems, where one partner asks questions and then places the final contract based on the answers. Often these methods are tied to a strong club approach: methods such as the Ultimate Club and Moscito have been around for decades. The symmetric relay is an approach that is increasingly popular in Australia; it can be attached to more or less any strong club system.
NICK HUGHES is a bridge club manager, writer and teacher from Sydney. He has won a few national events and played enough serious bridge to become a Grandmaster.
Paperback; 2020; 207 pages