Opener’s First BidApril 2, 2017
Double TroubleApril 21, 2017
One of the main sources of strength in a hand of bridge comes from high card points.
- Count your High Card Points, A=4, K=3, Q=2, J=1
- Add your Length Points, 5-card suit=1, 6-card suit=2…
- The sum is your Total Points
High Card Points
Look at the top cards in every suit and count them as follows.
A = 4 points
K = 3 points
Q = 2 points
J = 1 point
This hand has 13 high card points.
This hand has 20 high card points.