Are difficult bidding decisions causing you stress? Would you like a «magic formula» to give you the right answer most of the time? Then the method of hand evaluation known as Losing Trick Count (LTC) is for you!

LTC is more about the proper evaluation of fitting hands and distribution than about high-card points, it’s the reason why some 19-point games make and some 26-point games fall, and it will help you make the winning bid, plus, you can use it on your own, even if partner has never heard of it! This article introduces counting losers explains how it works and how to apply it in some common situations.


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