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Expert players have advanced bidding systems that enable them to bid the slam, making 13 tricks

Game - Spades, making 13 tricks


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Bidding

Partner opens 1C, you respond 1S, partner rebids 2D you jump bid to 4S promising a 7 card spade suit and the combined points for game. with 29 HCP you do not have enough points to bid slam even though when you play it, you can make a grand slam.
Expert players have advanced bidding systems that enable them to bid the slam.

Acol Bidding

Partner opens 1C, you respond 1S, partner rebids 2D you jump bid to 4S promising a 7 card spade suit and the combined points for game. with 29 HCP you do not have enough points to bid slam even though when you play it, you can make a grand slam.
Expert players have advanced bidding systems that enable them to bid the slam.

Plan Before You Play

Who needs to plan with this one? You can win the lead whatever suit it is, draw trumps, play your winning clubs and diamonds at the same time discarding your losing hearts.

The Play

Win the lead, draw trumps, play your winning clubs and diamonds discarding your losing hearts.

Comment

This hand can make 13 tricks if played in spades

The above commentary is intended as a guideline only. As with any Bridge hand there are many ways to bid and play any hand.

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