# How many points do you need for a slam in bridge?

## How many points do you need for a slam in bridge?

It is widely considered (for example Klinger 1994 and Root 1998) that 33 high-card points are needed for making a small slam in no trumps, and 37 high card points for a NT grand slam.

## How do you score a duplicate bridge game?

1 is a commitment to take 6 + 1 = 7 tricks. You earn 40 points for the first notrump trick scored and 30 points thereafter; 30 points for each spade and heart trick; 20 points for each club and diamond trick. Trick values double in doubled contracts and are doubled again for redoubled contracts.

How many points do you need to bid game in bridge?

26 points

How do you keep score on the bridge?

Points for each trick required and taken are scored as follows: 20 points in clubs and diamonds, 30 points in hearts and spades, 40 points for trick 7 in notrump and 30 points per trick over trick 7. These points are multiplied by two or quadrupled respectively if the contract has been doubled or redoubled.