Bridge4U logo
Main Page   Bidding Guide   Play Technique

Contract Bridge
Part 1 (A-K)

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - WXYZ

Lessons - Lesson Deals

Down - Up - Links)

Acol - Bidding System
Acol 2 Openings
Alternative hand valuations - Bidding Guide p.1a - Bidding Guide p.17
alternative uses for 2NT and 3NT
alternative suit jump raises
American, Standard - Bidding System
assigning an 'Average score' - to a board
bidding in the auction
starting play after the auction
strategy in the auction
averaging Match points - in duplicate scoring
Avoidance play

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

balanced - hand shape
balanced hand opening bids
21-22 points Opening bid (through a Multi-2D)
Banzai Point Count - Bidding Guide p.22
responder's 10 point barrier
opener's 15 point barrier
Bath Coup
Bergen raises - Bidding Guide
better minor opening bid
bidding in the auction
bidding a new suit
bidding a new suit response after 1 in a suit opnening
bidding up the line
bidding by a Passed hand
bidding by the Defence
reply by opener after a new suit response
reverse bid
when NOT to open the bidding
Bidding Guide
bidding priorities after a 1 in a suit opening
bidding sequence - Bidding Guide p.11
bidding slips - for silent bidding
Bidding Systems
Blackwood Convention: L23.1 - Bidding Guide p.14
Roman Keycard Blackwood - Bidding Guide p.14
3NT Blackwood
showing a void
bonus points - in scoring
bonus points for part-, game and slam-contracts
books - on bidding and play 'book', the - first 6 tricks made Bridge Conventions

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

calculating (for duplicate bridge)
IMPs - International Match Points (IMP Table)
match points
One Table scoring - Score sheets - Calculator
Cappelletti Convention - Bidding Guide p.27
card to lead - Bidding Guide p.18
Honour cards
retaining and displaying your card after each trick
card play techniques
fundamental strategy
card signals - books
cashing in your sure winners in a cross ruff game
Colour in RCO-2 Openings
bonus points for part score, game and slam contracts
Game contract - 100 trick points or more
valuation points required for part score, game and slam contracts
Crowhurst Convention
Crowhurst 2♣ - BG page 26 (12-15 pts range)
Crowhurst 2♣ - supBG page 3 (12-16 pts range)
Cue bidding by the Opening side
for Controls (investigating Slam) - Bidding Guide p.16
Long Suit Trial bid
Multi cues - advBG p.14

Cue bidding by the Defence - Bidding Guide p.15
Standard cue bid
Natural Cue bid over the minors
Michaels Cue bid over the majors
Cue bidding the Enemy suit - Bidding Guide p.20
as a Long Suit Trial bid
Forcing to Game
Bergen raises - Bidding Guide
Cuebid raises
by the Opening side
by the Defending side

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

Dangerous Opponent, The
dealing the cards
Lesson Deals
Practice Deals 1-60
Deep finesse
Tripple finesse
starting play after the auction
bidding by the Defence
signals by the Defence
Overcalls and Take-out Doubles by the Defence - Bidding Guide p.8
Optional bids for the Defence - Bidding Guide p.15
Defence against Weak 2, 3, 4 Opening bids - Bidding Guide p.16
Play by the Defence
duck by the Defence
hold up by the Defence
knocking out Dummy's entries
Optional bids by the Defence
Delayed support - supBG p.15
developing a long Suit
diagonal line - in silent bidding
discarding losers
discarding losers on High cards
Direct finesse
against the King
against the Queen
Direct Double finesse
Double - what does it mean
"Double" sign - in silent bidding
Negative Double response - Bidding Guide p.13
Take-out Double - Bidding Guide p.8 Penalty Double
Support Double over an Enemy Overcall
DBL in RCO-2 Openings
DBL over an Enemy Overcall after a Minor suit opening bid
Bergen raises - Bidding Guide
Double finesse
Indirect Double finesse
Direct Double finesse
doubleton - holding only 2 cards in a suit
hand shape
shortage points
drawing trumps
drawing opponent's trumps FIRST
Drury 2♣ Convention - Bidding Guide p.26

to preserve an entry
to maintain trump control
to drop and Honour
to develop and extra trick
duck by the Defence
starting play after the auction
dummy reversal
Duplicate Bridge - brief description
all movement guide cards - also Table numbers and score sheets
all you need to play
check list
direction - Handbook
Director's responsibilities
duplicate board
Howell movements for pairs - guide cards - odd number of pairs
Individual movements - guide cards
making your own boards
Mitchell movements for pairs
number of boards required
Pairs or Individual movement
player's responsibilities
score sheet ('traveller')
silent bidding - Bidding slips
Dynamics of a lead

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

8 card trump fit
End play
Throw in using a loser
duck to preserve an entry
knocking out Dummy's entries (by the Defence)
table manners
when dealing the cards

Extended Milton Point Count - Bidding Guide p.1

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

5-4 super fit in a major trump suit

4-4 trump fit
4th suit forcing
5-3 trump fit
5 card Major - Bidding System
Bidding guide - assembly
final bid responses
after a 1 NT opening
Deep finesse
Double finesse
Direct finesse
8 ever, 9 never
Free finesse
Indirect finesse
Ruffing finesse
Safe finesse
Finesse thinking
Finessing when holding the Q and J
Defence against the finesse
Finesse by the Defence
forcing bids
forcing for 1 round
fourth bid forcing
Free finesse

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

Game contract, 100 trick points or more - Bidding Guide p.1
bonus points game contracts
easy to remember - points required
raise bid to Game
valuation points required for game contracts
Gardener, Nico - books
Gerber, 4♣ Convention
RKC Gerber
Goren, Charles H. - Bidding System
Goren sytem 2 Opening bid
Grand Slam - winning all 13 tricks
bonus points for slam contracts
valuation points required for slam contracts
Groner, Alex - books

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

hand - Bidding Guide p.1
alternative hand valuations - Bidding Guide p.1a - Bidding Guide p.17
hand evaluation
hand shape
high card points
length points
organising your hand
responses with 11-12 point hands
shortage points
high card from the short side first : Deal 1 - Deal 2 - Deal 4
high low card signals
Hold up
when you hold A x (x)
when you hold K x x
when you hold 2 Honours
when not to hold up
in trump contracts
by the Defence
Honour cards
which Honour card to lead in NT contracts
which Honour card to lead in trump contracts
Trump Honours asking bid - Bidding Guide p.16
Howell movements for pairs
guide cards
odd number of pairs

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

IMPs - International Match Points (IMP Table)
Individual movements - for duplicate bridge
guide cards
indirect finesse
against the Ace
against the King
against the Queen
Indirect Double finesse
Inverted Minor suit raises
Invitation bid responses
after a 1 NT opening
by a Passed hand

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

Jacoby 2NT response
Bergen raises - Bidding Guide

Jazclass recommendation
3NT Blackwood when a major suit fit has been revealed
3NT Blackwood after a Support Double
Multi-2♦ alternative uses for 2NT and 3NT

jump raise by opener
jump raise by responder
jump rebid by opener
jump shift by opener
jump shift by responder
Jump Overcall

(Down - Up - Top - Links)

Kabel 3NT - advBG p.7

Key card ask through 4♣ or 4♦

Key Map - to illustration links
Klinger, Ron - books

Subject Index - Part 2
(Next - Up - Top - Links)

© 2006 Michael Furstner (Jazclass)