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Bridge | 29 June 2024

29 June 2024

9:00 AM

29 June 2024

9:00 AM

The breaktime chat among Chess and Backgammon players often centres around the new super computers that could ‘solve’ these games as they play 100 per cent accurately. We humans are light years behind in technical and calculation skills.

This will never be a concern for Bridge players; Bridge is a game of inevitable mistakes, and no computer can possibly calculate what those mistakes will be – what algorithm would be able to tell if my LHO is tired, dismayed or just not top-class?

Here are Danish brothers Knut and Lars Blakset proving errors can’t be predicted.

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