Bridge Questions

If you have a good question feel free to send it to me. Some older questions that I have answered can be found with the tag “Questions” on this site. These days I answer the most interesting questions with my husband in the District 17 newsletter column called “Consult the Coopers

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    2 thoughts on “Bridge Questions

    1. Kitty Cooper Post author

      Recently I have received a number of questions about the rules aka laws of rubber bridge so here is the official set of rules:

      Gloria sent me a question but her email bounced (probably mistyped) so I will answer here:

      Gloria: Opponent open. Your overcall is insuffient. What are the rules, for example: 1spade, 1 heart

      Kitty: No penalty if you make the bid sufficient i.e. you bid 2
      If you choose any other call your partner is barred from the bidding for the rest of the auction

      see law 27 in the rules listed above


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