October 4, 2017


A double in bridge bidding can be either a penalty double double, used when a player thinks the opposition won’t make their contract, or a […]
January 2, 2017

Takeout Doubles

A double of a low level suit contract asks partner to bid the best of the unbid suits. This type of double is called […]
January 2, 2017

Balancing Double

A balancing double is an attempt to play the hand, rather than let the auction die. You hope to win the auction or push […]
January 2, 2017

Negative Double

A double made at a low level is normally takeout if there are two or more unbid suits. There are various types of takeout double. […]
January 2, 2017

Penalty Doubles

A double saying that you do not expect your opponents to make their contract is called a penalty double. It increases your score if […]
January 2, 2017

Changing suit after negative double

January 2, 2017

Responding 1NT to a takeout double

April 25, 2015

When a double is cancelled