Bridge Card Play Lessons when you are the Declarer

Prerequisites: Beginners Bridge Lessons and Acol Bridge lessons or Standard American Bidding lessons.

Note: The lessons below are short extracts from the full-featured interactive lessons in our members area.

These lessons are intended to help you once you have won the auction and are playing both your own and Dummy’s hand. Playing the hand in the correct place and making your contract with as many overtricks as possible is how to win at Duplicate Bridge.

Beginner Declarer Card Play
Counting your losers
Planning your play
Leading low towards your Honors
Counting cards in a suit as you play
Drawing trumps

Intermediate Declarer Card Play
Setting up Long Suits
Play the Honor From the Short Hand First
Eight ever, nine never
Opposition Hidden Cards
Odds of my Side Suit Being Ruffed
Squeeze Plays