March 1, 2017

Sacrifice Bids

Sacrifice bids A sacrifice bid is made knowing that the contract will probably fail yet the points lost by playing the hand, even doubled, […]
March 1, 2017

Law of Total Tricks

Law of Total Tricks The length of your best trump fit, plus the length of your opponents’ best trump fit, will approximately equal the […]
February 14, 2017

Michaels Cue Bids

Michaels Cue Bids Michaels Cue Bids are used as a way of showing 2 suits at the same time when overcalling. Whilst an ordinary […]
February 14, 2017

Rule of 20

Rule of 20 The Rule of 20 in bridge is a simple way to decide whether or not to open the bidding. Count your […]
February 14, 2017

Unusual 2NT

Unusual 2NT A jump overcall of 2NT shows 5 cards in each of the two lowest unbid suits. 1♣ – 2NT = hearts and […]
January 2, 2017


If our opponents bid first, it much less likely that we will get to game. This makes the rules for an overcall different to […]