# What is a bridge hand called?

## What is a bridge hand called?

Also called deal or hand. A device that keeps each player's cards separate for duplicate bridge. The dummy's hand. For example, "You're on the board" means "The lead is in the dummy".

## What is a flat hand in bridge?

An opening bid of 2♦ to show a minimum opening bid with four spades and five or more hearts. Flat (Hand) A hand with 4-3-3-3 distribution. Float. An expression meaning that a bid is followed by three passes, ending the auction.

## What is a bridge hand with no points called?

Bridge players use “yarborough” to designate a hand with no high-card points and NO TENS. Some bridge players loosely use the term “yarborough” to apply to any worthless (or nearly worthless) hand.

## What does hand mean in cards?

In poker, players form sets of five playing cards, called hands, according to the rules of the game. Each hand has a rank, which is compared against the ranks of other hands participating in the showdown to decide who wins the pot. In high games, like Texas hold 'em and seven-card stud, the highest-ranking hands win.

## What is considered a stopper in bridge?

A Stopper is a holding in the opponents' suit that allows us to win a trick when they attack that suit on opening lead (usually against a Notrump contact.) If the opponents bid a suit that could be short, we will sometimes bid Notrump even without a stopper in their suit.

## What is a trump in bridge?

In bridge, you have wild cards, too, called trump cards. If the final bid names a trump suit, that suit is the wild suit for the hand. For example, suppose that the final bid is 4♠ — this bid determines that spades are trump (or wild) for the entire hand.

## What are honor cards in bridge?

Honors. When there is a trump suit, the ace, king, queen, jack, and ten of trumps are "honors." If a player holds four of the five trump honors, that partnership scores 100 above the line; all five honors in one hand score 150.