Contract Bridge
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Game type: trick-taking game Players: 4 Skills required: Memory, tactics, probability, communication Cards: 52 Deck: French Play: Clockwise Card rank: (highest to lowest) A K Q J 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Playing time: WBF tournament … Read More

Duplicate bridge competitions
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(Bridge bidding box) Bidding and convention systems Combinatorial richness of the bridge allows to implement, in accordance with the rules, various techniques to communicate information, both in the bidding phase than that of the card play. These techniques are conventions … Read More

Bridge game
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The bridge is a trick-taking card game, counting the number of completed tricks. It is played with a deck of 52 cards and four players, two opposing teams of two partners. It takes place in two phases: auctions that determine … Read More

Bridge on the Internet
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There are several free and some subscription-based servers available for playing bridge on the Internet. OKBridge is the oldest of the still-running Internet Bridge services; players of all standards, from beginners to world champions may be found playing there. SWAN … Read More

Bridge play techniques
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Terence Reese, a prolific author of bridge books, points out that there are only four ways of taking a trick by force, and two of these are very easy: playing a high card that no one else can beat trumping … Read More

Bridge Game Strategy
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Bidding systems and conventions Much complexity in bridge arises from the difficulty of successfully arriving at a good final contract in the auction. This is a fundamentally difficult problem: the two players in a partnership must try to communicate enough … Read More

Bridge tournaments
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At its core, bridge is a game of skill played with randomly dealt cards, which makes each deal a game of chance. Despite this, chance can be largely eliminated by comparing pairs’ results in identical situations. This is achievable when … Read More

History of the bridge game
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Trick-taking games can be traced back to the early 16th century. Whist became the dominant form, and enjoyed a loyal following for centuries. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word bridge is the English pronunciation of “biritch”, an older … Read More

Bridge game play
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Two partnerships of two players each are needed to play bridge. The four players sit around a table with partners opposite one another. The compass directions are often used to refer to the four players, aligned with their seating pattern. … Read More

Bridge
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Players: 4 Age range: recommended for 12 and up Setup time < 2 minutes Playing time: WBF tournament games = 7.5 minutes per deal Rules complexity; Medium Strategy depth: High Random chance: Low – high depending on variant played Skills required: … Read More