Schnapsen Log Archives
Columns for December, 2012
Setting Up the Endplay
December 6, 2012
I played a fascinating deal against Doktor Schnaps just a few days ago that I thought you might enjoy working out. This one had a type of endgame that I’d never encountered before….
December 15, 2012
We’re back in your house, continuing the epic battle against your sister Emmi. Your clever Uncle Hans looks on expectantly as you consider your next predicament….
Too Clever By Half
December 23, 2012
Your aunt, Polite Polona, has taken Emmi’s seat in this family gathering. Uncle Hans continues to look over your shoulder and waits to edify….
December 28, 2012
“Ready for the next deal?” your aunt, Polite Polona, asks sweetly. She shoots a quick look at your Uncle Hans, who is kibitzing you, as if to warn him to behave….
The Last Trick
December 30, 2012
“I’m curious,” your Uncle Hans says to you. “In the previous deal, you led ♠A from this position.” Hans recreates the position on the table in front of you….