Barnet Shenkin


So with Valentines day approaching my wife Maggie gave me a lovely gift of a double squeeze. If you would like to check it out you can see it here Very fitting for  the day , one of the finer things in life. Barnet
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Check out two new articles one featuring Maggie Shenkin in a Valentines double squeeze   here One  featuring World Champion Jeff Meckstroth here
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Tip of the week (29 Sep)


Rixi Markus 1910-1992


Rixi Markus She fled Austria in 1938 and came to Britain the year before war broke out. I met her in Israel for the first time in 1965. I was 15 she played with me and I made an error discarding a long card in Dummy’s suit. She accepted this with a smile and said “Young Shenkin, I am going to give you a tip, always keep the same length in your hand as you see in Dummy”. She was not quite so easy with the rest of her partners male and female a like she was a terror both at the table and in the post mortem. Her most famous partner was Fritzi Gordon – the...
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