Count your High Card Points

Author: Pam Livingston

Counting the high card points as the hand proceeds gives us much needed clues to the defence. We usually know how within a narrow range how many points declarer has. Adding those points to dummy's and our own tells us how many points our partner is likely to have.

Bonus Lesson: What To Do With Only Bad Options

Author: Pam Livingston

We don't always have a clear good option to take when we are on lead and we have to decide between choices which could work out badly for our side. Thinking carefully about each option will help you make your decision and increase your chance of success.