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27 votes

Can a king capture an opposing queen?

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In Bridge, What Is "Playing the Card You Are Known to Hold?"

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What is the purpose of "underruffing" in bridge?

14 votes

Is bidding in contract bridge just a matter of applying a set of rules?

13 votes
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How should hands that are EXTREMELY strong in one suit (10+ cards) be bid?

13 votes

Response to "convenient" minor bid

13 votes

What is the point in disclosure of the bidding system to opponents?

12 votes
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In bridge, what are the proper followups to a Jacoby transfer?

12 votes

Is there a good casual online place to practice/learn bridge?

11 votes
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What is the Purpose of a "Ducking" Play In Bridge?

10 votes
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Is Duplicate Bridge (standard Matchpoints) a game of pure skill?

10 votes
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What is (Larry Cohen's) the "Law of Total Tricks" In Bridge?

10 votes
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Why is there a bonus for holding honors in bridge? Isn't having 4-5 of the highest trumps privileges enough?

9 votes
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Is it legitimate/ethical to treat the same bid from different people in different ways?

9 votes

How can I practice my opening leads in bridge?

8 votes

Online resources for learning/practicing bridge

8 votes
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In Bridge, What Are Some Defenses Against Squeezes?

8 votes
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Making 6H (declarer: 54, AKQJTx, -, 98765)

7 votes
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Why Do People "Pre-empt" With Seven Of A Suit In Bridge?

7 votes

Lasting games in the past century

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In Bridge Play, What is Meant by "Combining Your Chances?"

7 votes

In bridge, can the "rule of 20" be used outside of opening bids (e.g for takeout doubles)?

7 votes
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In bridge, what are some exceptions to "second hand low?"

7 votes
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What is "Playing For Top or Bottom" In Bridge?

7 votes

Does the "Rule of 15" suggest that you should pass with 13 points (and short spades) in fourth seat?

6 votes
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Is a "drop-finesse" better than a simple "drop" play with a nine card suit in bridge?

5 votes
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In bridge, are "sequences" more valuable than non-sequences of similar point count?

5 votes

What are some good introductory rules to bridge?

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Can a takeout doubler pass a redoubled contract?

5 votes
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How to identify when to try a "Merriamac Coup" in bridge?