The Basics of Bidding in Bridge Game

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Before you learn the basics of bidding, it is best you learn first the mechanics of the play part in the Bridge Game.

Bridge Game Terminologies

Below are terminologies that will help you understand better the bridge game.

  • Bidding or Auction – process to determine who will be the declarer, the number of tricks to be won by the declarer, whether there will be trumps or not, and in cases of having trumps which suit should be assigned as trumps.
  • Trumps – any suit assigned as trumps is the highest of all other suits.
  • Dealer – one who deals the cards; not to be confused as the declarer. To determine who gets to  be the dealer one can either toss coin, draw cards, etc.
  • Declarer –  the winner of the bidding.

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