Theory and Conventions


M J Bridge




There are a number of bits of general theory which will recur as we look at the methods available in a variety of bidding situations.

These are collected together in the next few pages as a central source of reference for whenever they may appear.

Forcing and keeping the bidding open

partial stop

invitational values

the four-four trump fit

the losing trick count

the law of total tricks

bidding games and slams