Brent Manley

Working Values by Brent Manley

Now that you know about wasted values, it’s time to discuss the other end of the spectrum — working values.

A good auction will tell you when your high cards match up well with your partner’s. Most of the time, these will be aces, kings, and queens — the fillers that help suits run.

Sometimes, though, the auction will tell you that your low cards are in just the right place. Here’s your hand, followed by the auction:

♠ A10843 ♥ K4 ♦ 642 ♣ KJ5

Given this bidding, your hand is…[button link=»» size=»small» window=»yes»]Click here [/button] to continue reading