Know the Rules

Knowing the Rules

Have a question about the rules of duplicate? Wonder what the correct procedure is or what your options are when your opponents break the rules? On this page we'll occasionally post discussions of some of the more common and/or difficult to interpret situations that can arise.

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Other Resources

(1) Laws of Duplicate Bridge (defines correct procedure and indicates remedies for damaged parties)

(2) Duplicate Decisions (a version of the Laws of Duplicate Bridge, written in everyday English)

(3) Rulings FAQ

Opening Lead Out of Turn - Jan 11, 2011 4:56:10 PM

Insufficient Bids - Mar 08, 2011 2:1:25 AM

Huddles/Hesitations - Apr 22, 2012 10:22:1 PM