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Rules for Doubling - 09/13/2012
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To double spades, you should hold in your hand 4 tricks and a possible 5th. To double hearts, diamonds, or clubs, you should hold five tricks and a possible 6th. To double "no-trumps," you should hold 6 tricks and a possible 7th. Be careful about doubling "no-trumps," unless you hold a long established suit. Your adversary may have seven tricks in his long suit, and it is hard to discard from a "good all-round hand." Spades may be doubled when weak in trumps; but, to double hearts, diamonds, or clubs, you should have some trump strength. When doubling remember: That you show the dealer where the strength lies. That you stand a better chance of winning the odd trick by not exposing your strength. That when the "maker" is on your right, you have the advantage that your trumps are over his. That when the "maker" is on your left you are at a disadvantage; his trumps are over yours. That it is a good time to double when the odd trick wins t...

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