Passion of The Game of Bridge

Penalty Card: Do You Know Your Right ? (And Obligation?)

Penalty Card: Do You Know Your Right ? (And Obligation?)

You are concentrating on defending this have-to-be beaten contract. And it’s time for you to return this killer Heart, so partner can return Diamond in which you ruff for a set trick – the only one. Fourth best  of course. So, you pull that 3 of Heart, but unfortunately the 2 of Heart also drop and exposed to everybody. “Sorry, let’s call director” – “Ummh, no need ” declarer said – “It’s penalty card”. So, your partner win with Ace of Heart, and return small Diamond. “Thanks, partner” you said silently to yourself. And to your surprise, when you ruff, declarer rumbles “Sorry, you cannot ruff, you have penalty card” – Is declarer, right? – Huh! This is the time your knowledge about your right is being tested !!

Bridge: 52 Cards in A Deck = 4 Suits of 13 Cards

Bridge: 52 Cards in A Deck = 4 Suits of 13 Cards

Bridge is a card game. So it needs a deck of cards to play with.

The deck of card used is the “standard” playing card we see normally being played on computer or table by young or old. It consists of 52 cards with 4 suits and so 13 cards in a suit.