Bridge Basics: A Beginner's Guide by Ron Klinger

By Ron Klinger

Bridge is hip for everybody these days! performed in additional than a hundred nations, Bridge has an enthusiastic following of greater than 60 million humans. even if many think that bridge is just an “old person’s game,” increasingly more youngsters are taking it up, and now gamers of their twenties are commencing to win global championship titles. thoroughly up-to-date and revised by means of champion bridge participant Ron Klinger, Bridge Basics explains and illustrates the elemental ideas of bidding, play, and security in agreement bridge. This e-book will flip you right into a useful and assured bridge participant in no time. 

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To open a 4-card major, the suit should contain at least 4 points. If not, you are permitted to open 1♣ with a 3-card club suit. (B) 4-CARD SUITS—MODERN STANDARD This is exactly the same as above except when it comes to (3), opening with no 5-card or longer suit: (3) With two or three 4-card suits, open the cheapest 4-card suit. ” Five-card suits are bid “downthe- line” (higher suit first) and 4-card suits are bid “up-the-line” (cheapest first). Longest first; 5-5 or 6-6: higher first; 4-carders: up-the-line.

A 7 3 2 ♥ 6 ♦ A Q J 9 5 ♣ K 8 3 You opened 1♦. Over 1♥, rebid 1♠ and not 2♦. Show a major rather than rebid a longer minor. Over 1♠, you are worth 17 points (via the singleton) and so you should jump-raise to 3♠. RESPONDER’S REBID WITH A WEAK RESPONDING HAND If the opener has made a minimum rebid, confirming a hand in the 12–15 point range, responder is allowed to pass. However, responder is not obliged to pass if opener’s rebid is unsuitable, but responder with a weak hand must not make a strong rebid.

B. Your partner opens 1♥, next player passes. What is your response? SHUT-OUT JUMP-RAISES The jump-raises to game in the major suits (1♥: 4♥ and 1♠: 4♠) are used on weakish responding hands. They show about 6-9 high card points (could even be less), excellent trump support (more than the minimum needed for a raise), and unbalanced shape (must have a singleton or a void). ” They are called “shut-out” because their function is to shut the next player out of the bidding. At the same time they serve as a warning to your partner not to expect too much in high cards if your partner has notions about a slam.

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