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Regent RAS Oct 2022

Date : 10/15/2022
Length: 5:52
Cruising and learning bridge with Larry is so much fun! Watch this video of him and his st ....

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Kim Teaches Beginning Bridge

Date : 03/06/2022
Length: 4:52
Kim Gilman talks about her series, Beginning Bridge, and using the online interactive clas ....

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Michael Teaches "Save Prayer for Temple, not Defense"

Date : 01/15/2021
Length: 5:00
In this excerpt from Michael's 1/15/21 Webinar, Michael discusses what to do when you are ....

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Q and A Preview: Shortness Points

Date : 07/30/2020
Length: 2:48
In this excerpt from Larry's 7/30 Webinar, Larry answers a question about evaluating for s ....

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Ethics Series: The Fast Sign Off

Length: .17
Please try to do everything in tempo!

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Ethics Series: Fast Loud Penalty Double

Length: .28
Let's try to be civil at the table!

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Ethics Series: Proper tempo Penalty Double

Length: .28
Here's how it's done! Special thanks to our bridge actresses who are always polite at the ....

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Ethics Series: Slow Pass When in Trouble

Date : 03/21/2016
Length: .37
Special thanks to these bridge actresses who are actually very ethical in a real game.

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Crystal Regional At Sea Sept. 2016

Date : 01/08/2018
Length: 4:50
Please watch to get a real feel for what a Larry Cohen and Alice Travel Regional At Sea on ....

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Ethics Series: Annoyed At Partner

Length: .09
Faces at the table are strictly forbidden!

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Regional At Sea May 2017

Length: 7:11
Short movie of Regional At Sea, Crystal Cruises, Sea of Cortez May 2017. Special thanks to ....

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Toronto Attracting Youth Bridge

Length: 8:26
At the North American Bridge championships, thousands showed up to play. But perhaps the h ....

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Pompano Bridge Club in the News

Length: 3:59
Pompano Bridge Club Members are older but wiser. News piece on how bridge may help individ ....

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Crystal Regional At Sea Nov. 2018

Length: 8:26
Special Thanks to Susan Angel for this wonderful video! Lisbon to Miami.

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Declarer Play -- Getting an Extra Trick from Their Lead

Date : 01/02/2016
Length: 3:09
Larry Teaching on the Celebrity Equinox. Declarer gets an extra trick from the opening le ....

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Larry and Jeff Meckstroth Discussing Bridge

Date : 12/29/2010
Length: 5:05
Larry & Jeff on a cruise-ship in 2010 discussing bridge.

RAS Quebec

Length: 4:50
Video by Susan Angel, a player on the RAS from Quebec to New York.

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Larry Cohen Interview

Length: 3:55
Larry Cohen Interviewd about bridge.

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2-Over-1 Webinar Preview

Length: 2:15
In this clip, you can see why we recommend playing 2-Over-1 instead of Standard American. ....

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Ojai Valley Inn 2018

Length: 4:12
Larry Cohen Signature Bridge Retreat Ojai Valley Inn & Spa  May 20-25, 2018

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Ethics Series: Frustration at Partner

Length: .04
Never Make Faces at the Table!

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Michael Teaches 2/1

Length: 2:07
Michael Berkowitz explains the virtues of 2/1 and what you'll learn in this series of six ....

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Michael's Webinar Trailer The Winning Edge

Date : 07/10/2020
Length: .43
Michael Berkowitz explains what to expect from his webinar series, The Winning Edge!  To ....

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Postmortem 9/10/20

Length: 25:00
In this video, Michael goes through the hands players asked about from the 9/10 duplicate ....

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Larry Webinar Trailer Declarer Play

Length: 1:28
Larry describing to his students what to expect in his upcoming webinar series called Decl ....

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Michael Teaches By Popular Demand

Length: :45
Michael describing to his students what to expect in his upcoming webinar series called By ....

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Larry Teaches Webinar Bidding by the Numbers

Length: 1:53
Larry describing to his students what to expect in his upcoming webinar series called Bidd ....

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Postmortem 9/17/20

Length: 52:30
After our Bridge with Larry Cohen duplicate games, Michael Berkowitz answers questions abo ....

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Robert Todd Talks Larry Cohen

Date : 09/29/2020
Length: 3:14
In this clip from Robert Todd's 9/29 Webinar on Preempting, Robert discusses style. He bri ....

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Larry Teaches Over My Shoulder DEFENSE

Length: 1:15
Listen to Larry describe to his students what to expect from his upcoming WEBINAR Series t ....

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Larry Teaches Should I Go?

Length: 1:30
Listen to Larry describe to his students what to expect from his upcoming WEBINAR Series t ....

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Michael Teaches Sharpen Your Skills

Date : 09/18/2020
Length: 1:02
Michael Berkowitz describing to students what to expect in his new October 2020 LIVE Webin ....

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Robert Teaches Competitive Bidding

Date : 09/18/2020
Length: 1:46
In this video Robert describes to his students what to expect in his upcoming October 2020 ....

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Long Suits from "Should I Go?" Part 1

Date : 11/12/2020
Length: 2:15
In this excerpt from "Should I Go?" Part 1 Larry touches on the value of long suits. Don't ....

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Should I Go Part 2 Excerpt

Date : 11/19/2020
Length: 3:16
In this excerpt from "Should I Go?" Part 2, Larry puts you in a common position: partner h ....

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Larry Teaches Declarer Play - Card Reading

Date : 11/13/2020
Length: 1:16
Listen to Larry describe to his students what to expect from his upcoming WEBINAR Series t ....

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Advancing After an Overcall

Date : 11/27/2020
Length: 2:47
In this excerpt from Michael's Touring the Convention Card Part 4: Doubles and Overcalls, ....

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Larry Teaches Wonderful Wild Wednesdays - Conventions!

Length: 1:37
Listen to Larry describe to his students what to expect from his upcoming WEBINAR Series t ....

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Card Reading

Length: 4:00
In this clip from the 12/3 Webinar on Card Placing, Larry discusses some hidden inferences ....

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What is a Reverse?

Date : 12/30/2020
Length: 2:55
In this clip from Wonderful Wild Wednesday on 12/30, Larry discusses what a reverse is and ....

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Counting Losers

Date : 01/07/2021
Length: 1:39
In this excerpt from Larry's Jan 7 2021 Webinar, Larry discusses how to count losers. You ....

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Michael Teaches Touring the Convention Card

Length: 1:05
Listen to Michael describe to his students what to expect from his upcoming WEBINAR Series ....

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The Right Way to Count

Date : 01/21/2021
Length: 3:10
In this excerpt from the Q&A portion of Larry's 1/21/21 Webinar, Larry discusses the right ....

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Opponents Interfere after Stayman Robert Todd

Date : 01/26/2021
Length: 4:34
In this excerpt from Robert Todd's 1/26/21 Webinar, Robert discusses what to do if the opp ....

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Larry Teaches Over My Shoulder DECLARER PLAY

Length: 1:38
Watch Larry explain his series on Declarer Play. Three lessons on trump suit play and  thr ....

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Michael Teaches Building Blocks to a Superior Defense

Date : 02/03/2021
Length: 1:22
Michael discusses his upcoming webinar series starting on Feb 12, 2021. You can purchase t ....

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Hold up or No?

Date : 01/28/2021
Length: 2:33
In this clip from his 1/28/21 Webinar, Larry discusses whether or not to hold up in a part ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: The Stopper Situation

Length: 5:20
In this Bridge Byte, Larry discusses how to evaluate your stopper situation in notrump con ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Making a Plan at NT

Length: 3:23
In this Bridge Byte, Larry discusses how to make a plan in notrump contracts. This clip co ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Listening to the Auction

Date : 02/12/2021
Length: 5:30
In this excerpt from his Feb 12 Webinar on the Building Blocks of Defense, Michael demonst ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: An Unusual Balancing Bid

Date : 02/18/2021
Length: 2:26
In this excerpt from Larry's Feb 18 webinar, "Top 10 Tips for Winning the Partscore Battle ....

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New Features on Larryco Website 2/28/21

Length: 2:53
Dawn Ligon explaining the new features at Larryco.com. Specifically how to find your links ....

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Creating An Account at Larryco

Length: 5:40
Dawn Ligon explaining how to create an account at Larryco.com If you're looking to specif ....

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Larry Live! Preview

Length: 1:57
Join Larry and his guest partner as they play in a LIVE online game! You'll get to hear ex ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Balancing with a Double

Date : 02/25/2021
Length: 2:56
In this clip from his Feb 25 2021 Webinar, Larry discusses what opener's double means in a ....

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Michael Teaches Doubles

Length: 1:14
In this series, Michael will discuss doubles of all kinds and how to respond to them. You ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Quacks in Competitive Auctions

Length: 2:48
In this excerpt from Larry's Top 10 Tips for Winning the Partscore Battle on Mar 4 2021, L ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Quacks in Competitive Auctions

Length: 2:48
In this excerpt from Larry's Top 10 Tips for Winning the Partscore Battle on Mar 4 2021, L ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Kit Woolsey on Captaincy

Length: 3:20
In this BMS Bridge byte taken from Kit Woolsey's Mar 10 2021 Webinar, Kit demonstrates how ....

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Robert Teaches Bidding Problems

Length: 2:23
Robert discusses his series titled Robert Teaches Opener and Advancer Bidding Problems. Th ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Bob Hamman and Larry on 3NT

Date : 10/16/2020
Length: 4:25
In this video, Larry Cohen and bridge legend Bob Hamman discuss a deal from their Larry Li ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Larry and Bob Hamman on 3NT

Length: 4:25
In this video, Larry Cohen and bridge legend Bob Hamman discuss a deal from their Larry Li ....

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Trick #2 The Key Decision Preview

Length: 2:10
The opening lead is made based on incomplete information. All we know is our hand and the ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Larry and Kerri Sanborn Discuss an Unusual Double

Length: 3:43
In this BMS Bridge Byte Larry and Kerri Sanborn discuss an unusual double. You can purchas ....

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Larry and Jeff Meckstroth: 3NT or 4H

Length: 3:27
In this excerpt from Larry LIVE!, Larry and Jeff Meckstroth discuss whether to go ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Michael Discusses Opener's Rebid After a Negative Double

Length: 3:17
In this Bridge Byte, Michael discusses how to rebid as opener after a negative double. You ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Defense at Trick 2

Length: 5:29
In this clip from his 4/15/21 Webinar, Larry discusses the thought process of the defense ....

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Top 10 Tips for Winning the Partscore Battle

Date : 02/07/2021
Length: 1:40
Larry's Series of the Top 10 Tips for Battling for the Partscore begins February 18th. Yo ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: What is the Double of 4H?

Length: 4:12
In this clip from Michael's 4/16/21 Webinar, he demonstrates the difference between a doub ....

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Marty and Larry Bidding Exposition

Length: 1:40
Please join Larry and Marty for their lessons on slam bidding. They will bid a good number ....

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Larry Classic

Length: 1:46
In this 3-part series, Larry will touch on the key points of planning the play in both sui ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Defense at Trick 2 Week 4

Length: 5:33
In this excerpt from Larry's 4/29/21 Webinar,Larry discusses play to trick two after an in ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Hand Evaluation

Length: 4:56
In this clip from Michael's 5/7/21 Webinar, you have to decide how to plan your bidding. P ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Larry on the Rule of 11

Length: 5:45
In this clip from the Q and A section of Larry's 5/13/21 Webinar, Larry explains the rule ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Mike Lawrence on Jacoby 2NT

Length: 4:29
What does it look like when opener jumps to 4-of-their major following a Jacoby 2NT respon ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Lessonitis

Date : 05/31/2021
Length: 3:07
After a bidding demonstration involving lots of control bids, how would you bid this hand? ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Rule of 7 says Hold Up Twice. Do you?

Length: 3:43
In this clip from Larry's June 3rd Webinar, Larry discusses his favorite rule: the rule of ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Ducking

Length: 4:29
Defenders don't have to help declarer out by winning their cards the first time around. In ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Staying Out of a Bad Slam

Date : 06/17/2021
Length: 4:05
In this excerpt from Larry and Marty's June 17 Bidding Exhibition they show how to avoid a ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Finesse or Drop?

Length: 4:36
In this clip from his 6/25 webinar on Finesses, Michael discusses how to figure out whethe ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: MB on Technique

Length: 4:11
In this clip from his 7/2/21 Webinar, Michael discusses a particular card combination and ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Michael Teaches Defensive Technique

Date : 07/08/2021
Length: 4:23
In this excerpt from Michael's 7/9/21 webinar, he discusses technique for third hand play. ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Semi-Forcing Notrump

Length: 3:15
In this clip from their 7/15/21 Bidding Exhibition, Larry and Marty demonstrate why they l ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Cover a 9?

Date : 07/22/2021
Length: 1:45
In this clip from his 7/22/21 Webinar, Larry discusses whether you should cover a 9 from t ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Third Hand Play

Length: 3:32
In this clip from Larry's 7/29/21 Webinar, you have to figure out what is going on in spad ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Responding to Takeout Double with No Clear Bid

Date : 08/12/2021
Length: 2:53
What should you bid in response to a takeout double when your only four-card suit is the s ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: No Good Choices

Length: 3:14
Sometimes your partner puts you in a position where you can't win. In this case from their ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Non-Forcing Bids

Length: 4:22
In this clip from Michael's 8/29/21 Webinar, Michael puts you in the responder's chair. Op ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Signoffs

Length: 2:33
In this excerpt from his 9/3/21 Webinar, Michael discusses how to diagnose whether a bid i ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Responding to a High-Level Takeout Double

Length: 2:54
In this excerpt from Larry and Marty's "Mastering Doubles Bidding Exhibition" (9/9/21), th ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: MB on Communication

Length: 4:28
In this clip from his 9/17 webinar on common declarer play mistakes, Michael discusses how ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Recognizing Danger in the Opponents' Hands

Length: 5:27
In this clip from his 10/1/21 webinar, Michael discusses how to identify whether a suit is ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Finesse or Not?

Date : 10/08/2021
Length: 7:50
In this clip from his 10/8/21 Bridge Byte, Michael discusses which path is best for genera ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: 6-4 Hands

Length: 5:13
In this clip from Larry and Marty's Bidding Box Exhibition, they discuss bidding with 6-4 ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Counting as a Defender

Length: 9:49
In this clip from Michael's 10/22 Webinar on Counting Points, Michael demonstrates how cou ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Clues from the Opening Lead

Length: 5:18
The opening lead can give us important clues about the distribution of the opponents' suit ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Counting Shape

Length: 9:36
In this clip from Michael's 11/12 Webinar, Michael demonstrates the importance of counting ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Counting is Hard

Length: 8:30
When you count as a defender, you can do some incredible things. In this clip from Michael ....

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BMS Bridge Byte:

Length: 6:55
In this clip from Michael's 1/14/22 webinar, Michael discusses how to make a good plan in ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: The Magically Appearing Loser

Length: 6:55
In this clip from Michael's 1/14/22 webinar, Michael discusses how to make a good plan in ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Underbidding

Length: 4:46
In this clip from Michael's 1/21/22 Webinar, Michael discusses jump rebids by opener. See ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Overbidding

Length: 3:44
In this clip from his 1/28/22 Webinar, Michael discusses evaluating your hand opposite a n ....

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Bid and Play with Larry on Shark Bridge

Length: 3:16
Bridge with Larry Cohen is starting to use Shark Bridge to allow students to bid and play ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: The Right Message

Length: 3:51
In this clip from Michael's 2/4/22 Webinar, Michael discusses a common signaling situation ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: The Right Message

Length: 3:51
In this clip from Michael's 2/4/22 Webinar, Michael discusses a common signaling situation ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: 4-3 Fit

Length: 3:36
In this clip from his 2/11/22 Webinar, Michael discusses playing in a 4-3 fit. The webinar ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Preempt or Overcall?

Date : 02/18/2022
Length: 4:43
In this clip from Michael's 2/18 Webinar, Michael demonstrates how to consider whether to ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: 5-Level Decision

Length: 2:51
In this clip from his 2/25/22 Webinar, Michael discusses competing to the 5-level based on ....

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Hand Evaluation with Michael! Webinar Preview

Date : 04/17/2021
Length: :51
Don't fall into the trap of thinking that all points are created equal. If you were dealt ....

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Larry talks 10s and Js

Date : 11/19/2020
Length: 1:34
Every webinar, our teachers answer direct questions from students. This great question is ....

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BMS Bridge Byte 2nd Hand Play on Shark Bridge

Length: 2:59
In this clip from Larry's Mar. 23 Webinar, Larry discusses 2nd hand play. This webinar ser ....

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Larry Teaches Declarer Play on Shark Bridge

Date : 04/02/2022
Length: 1:54
Join Larry as he teaches declarer play using Shark Bridge. Play Larry's carefully construc ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Extra Finesse Required

Date : 04/15/2022
Length: 5:47
Playing in a national event, you have to bring your A game. Do you have what it takes? Fin ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Evaluation after Double

Date : 04/21/2022
Length: 5:40
As part of bidding, you should picture whether your values are working or not. See if you ....

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Preview: Larry Teaches Defense on Shark Bridge

Date : 03/06/2022
Length: 2:51
Hear from Larry about his upcoming webinar series on Defense. You can sign up here. 

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BMS Bridge Byte: 2/1 Brushup: The Basics

Length: 3:36
In this video from his 7/22/22 Webinar, Michael covers the core part of 2/1 and discusses ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Opener's Rebid after a Semi-Forcing NT

Length: 2:59
One of the advantages of the Semi-Forcing NT is that opener doesn't have to remember any f ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Fast Arrival not Closeout

Length: 4:05
In this Bridge Byte from his 2/1 Brushup Series, Michael discusses that Fast Arrival bids ....

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BMS Bridge Bytes: Passive Leads

Date : 08/12/2022
Length: 6:25
In this clip from his 8/12/22 Webinar, Michael discusses when to ignore partner's bid. If ....

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Larry's Hall of Fame Thoughts on His Students

Length: 1:06
While accepting his nomination to the ACBL Hall of Fame, Larry talks about how much his st ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Why Passive Defense?

Length: 3:03
In this clip from his 8/19/22 webinar, Michael discusses why you should default to defendi ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Advancer's Double

Length: 4:08
In this clip from Michael's 9/2/22 Webinar, Michael discusses double as an option for the ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Michael Teaches Bidding After a Cuebid

Length: 6:05
The opponents are really bothering you on this one: you open, they overcall, partner cuebi ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: One Type of Penalty Double

Length: 3:03
Do your opponents always balance into your auction? Find out how to teach them a lesson in ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Handling Artificial Interference over Partner's 1NT

Length: 3:56
In this clip from his 9/23/22 Webinar, Michael discusses what to do when the opponents mak ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Leads Against Doubled Partscores

Length: 1:48
In this clip from Michael's 10/14/22 Webinar, Michael discusses what to lead against doubl ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: Doubling the Opponents when They're in Trouble

Length: 4:48
Sometimes the opponents bid, hoping to find a fit with their partner. If you know that a t ....

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2022 USBC Open Finals Segment 7

Date : 05/30/2022
Length: 2:42:04
Larry Cohen, David Berkowitz, and Al Hollander commentate Segment 7 of the 2022 USBC Open ....

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BMS Bridge Byte: 1NT or 1-of-a-Suit

Length: 2:51
In this clip from Michael's 10/28/22 webinar, Michael discusses when to open 1NT with 15 p ....

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Larry Cohen and Marty Bergen Enter the Hall of Fame

Length: 23:56
Larry Cohen and Marty Bergen were longtime partners and it had special meaning to both tha ....