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Foster on Auction: A Complete Exposition of the Latest Developments of ...
Robert Frederick Foster
No preview available - 2016
A K Q A Q J ace of spades ace-king adversaries assist auction average bid a heart bid a spade bid no-trumps bid three bid two hearts bidder deal declarer declarer's defence diamond suit discard double dummy dummy's finesse five cards forced bid four clubs four hearts four honors four tricks fourth hand free bid go game heart suit high cards hold jack little slam lose major suit major-suit bid minor suit odd trick opponents original bid overcalled partner partner's hand passed penalty play the hand player points queen redouble revoke rubber ruff save the game second hand second round secondary bid set the contract singleton small cards small trumps spade suit stop strength suit bid sure tricks take-out third hand third round three clubs three diamonds three hearts three spades three tricks trick-taking trump suit unless weak win the game worth
Page 351 - In all cases where a penalty has been incurred, the offender is bound to give reasonable time for the decision of his adversaries.
Page 348 - ... the surplus card at the end of the hand is considered to have been played to the imperfect trick, but does not constitute a revoke therein.
Page 347 - ... or if when called on to lead one suit, lead another, having in his hand one or more cards of that suit demanded, he incurs the penalty of a revoke.
Page 352 - If a player demand that the cards be placed, he should do so for his own information, and not to call his partner's attention to any card or play.
Page 346 - Any card dropped with its face upward on the table, even though snatched up so quickly that it cannot be named; 3d.
Page 349 - ... revoke, and the error may be corrected, unless the question be answered in the negative, or unless the revoking player or his partner have led or played to the following trick.
Page 352 - A player should not purposely incur a penalty because he is willing to pay it, nor should he make a second revoke to conceal a first. 7. Conversation during the play should be avoided, as it may annoy players at the table or at other tables in the room. 8. The dummy should not leave his seat to watch his partner play. He should not call attention to the score nor to any card or cards that he or the other players hold. 9. If a player say, "I have the rest...
Page 337 - A proven error in the honor score may be corrected at any time before the score of the rubber has been made up and agreed upon. 13.
Page 350 - At the end of a hand, the claimants of a revoke may search all the tricks. If the cards have been 'mixed, the claim may be urged and proved, if possible; but no proof is necessary and the revoke is established, if, after it has been claimed, the accused player or his partner mixes the cards before they have been examined to the satisfaction of the adversaries.