What is the first thing a player should do after receiving their cards? The answer is count! Whether you’re counting your cards in hand, points or counting on your partner, you must do some math.
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What is the point count in the following bridge hands.
Ace = 4 King = 3 Queen = 2 Jack = 1
Distributional Points: Count Short Suits:
Void = 3 Singleton = 2 Doubleton = 1
15 to 16 points
10 points – 2 doubletons are fake points– Discuss with partner on strategy
13 HCP’s plus 3 points = void
14 HCP’s -Discuss with partner about counting 2 doubletons
-maybe consider only Spade doubleton-
20 HCP’s and 2 points singleton