Month: December 2017


How a Hand is Played

Once the contract has been set, the game can begin. The player who first named the suit that ends up as trump plays the hand. For example, if the bidding…


Making your Contract

The final bid determines how a hand is played, who plays it and identifies the number of tricks that need to be made to make the contract. The winning bid…


The Purpose of Bidding and What a Contract Means

Bidding in bridge is a way of describing your hand to your partner. For example, if I bid one heart, I am telling my partner that I have at least…