During the Auction phase of a Bridge game, both sides are bidding so as to obtain the Contract. Bidding determines how many tricks you need to make and in what “strain” (Suit or NT).Continue reading “Bidding”
Once you have determined the shape of your hand , added up your HCP , ascertained your partner’s HCP , you then have the total HCP for the partnership. At that stage the following table gives you an “idea’ of how many tricks you can take :-Continue reading “Points for Tricks”
To determine the strength of your hand at Bridge you look , initially, at two things ; a) Hand Pattern / Shape and b) the number of High Card Points (HCP) in the hand.Continue reading “Hand Shapes”
Within the game of Bridge itself there are only 15 words that can be used for bidding :-Continue reading “A New Language”
Bridge is a simple game split into 4 phases :-Continue reading “Mechanics of Bridge”
Your First Page(s) of Bridge Notes
These notes below are your first introduction to the Wonderful World of Bridge.