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 […]
January 2, 2017

Penalty Doubles

A bid indicating that you do not expect your opponents to make their contract. It increases your score if the contract fails and also […]
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