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

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

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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