Posts by Hand Evaluation II

Hand evaluation – part 9 By August Boehm

By August Boehm • 18 February, 2017

In the same vein as last article, I present you with a bidding sequence and three possible hands you might hold.

Hand evaluation – part 2 By August Boehm

By August Boehm • 11 January, 2017


Facing a distributional partner, think tricks, not points.

Hand Evaluation

By Ana Roth • 6 April, 2016

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All too often a hand strength is evaluated only by the HCP count. In reality a hand strength should be measured by its capability to generate a certain number of tricks.

Envisioning Your Partner’s Hand When Bidding

By Ana Roth • 31 January, 2016


There are times when it helps to imagine certain cards in partner’s hand, and bid accordingly.

Sacrificing May be Cheap or Expensive by Phillip Alder

By Phillip Alder • 19 January, 2016

get smarter at bridge by Phillip Alder

Considering how the opponents would have done is important when you have sacrificed as in this deal from …

Hand Re-evaluation.

By Ana Roth • 28 December, 2015

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Here North/South reached a game on 23 points by using the appropriate hand re-evaluation.

Sylivia Confounds the Experts

By Ana Roth • 26 December, 2015

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It took Sylvia a long time to learn to use point count.

Tips on Hand Evaluation

By Neil H. Timm • 23 January, 2015

Neil Timm

All bridge players use the 4-3-2-1 method for counting hands. Experienced bridge players then further evaluate their hands to …

From Marty Sez – Bergen’s Bevy of Bridge Secrets

By Marty Bergen • 12 September, 2014

Larry Cohen-Marty Bergen

Hand Evaluation; Opener’s Decisions; Responder’s Decisions.

Bridge Road Warriors 2014 # 17

By GS Jade Barrett • 26 February, 2014

Great American Bridge Tour Team GS Jade Barrett

Every city that the Great American Bridge Tour visits has at least one strong team.