The Rule of 14 2

The Rule of 14
The Rule Of 14 is a bridge bidding convention used in Acol bridge. It is used by the responder when they are replying to their partner’s opening bid. When the opener has opened with a bid of one of a suit and the responder has a weakish hand with a suit that can be also ...

Fourth Suit Forcing

Fourth Suit Forcing
What is Fourth Suit Forcing? Fourth suit forcing is a bridge convention. It is used to help you find the right contract, including finding 5-3 major suit fits and finding a stopper for No Trumps.  It is used when you are responder and have 11+ points and: Three suits have already been bid (hence the ...

Slam Bidding Simplified 1

Slam Bidding Simplified
What is a Slam? There are two types of slam – a small slam and a grand slam. A small slam means you bid for and win 12 out of the 13 available tricks. A grand slam means you bid for and win all 13 tricks. Why Bid For a Slam? If you are learning ...