Auction bridge

Auc'tion bridge A variety of the game of bridge in which the players, beginning with the dealer, bid for the privilege of naming the trump and playing with the dummy for that deal, there being heavy penalties for a player's failure to make good his bid. The score value of each trick more than six taken by the successful bidder is a...
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auction bridge

noun a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge
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Auction bridge

• A variety of the game of bridge in which the players, beginning with the dealer, bid for the privilege of naming the trump and playing with the dummy for that deal, there being heavy penalties for a player`s failure to make good his bid. The score value of each trick more than six taken by the successful bidder is as follows: when the tru......
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auction bridge

card game that was the third step in the historical progression from whist to bridge whist to auction bridge to contract bridge. See bridge.[3 related articles]
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auction bridge

auction bridge: see bridge.
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auction bridge

Card game played by two pairs of players using all 52 cards in a standard deck. The chief characteristic is the selection of trumps by a preliminary bid or auction. It has been succeeded by contract bridge
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Auction bridge

The card game auction bridge, the third step in the evolution of the general game of bridge, was developed from straight bridge (i.e. bridge whist) in 1904. The precursor to contract bridge, its predecessors were whist and bridge whist. The main difference between auction bridge and contract bridge is that in auction bridge a game is scored whenev...
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