# What does vulnerable in bridge mean?

## What does vulnerable in bridge mean?

When you have scored a game, you are half-way to winning rubber and you become “vulnerable”. This means that when you fail in a contract, your opponents win 100 for each trick to go down by. When bidding vulnerable, you should be more cautious if you are bidding to spoil, expecting to fail.

## How do you score the Chicago Bridge?

Points are awarded as follows: Contracts points: as in rubber and duplicate bridge, contract points won for each trick up to and including the level of the contract are recorded below the line. Overtricks: points for each trick taken over the contracted number of tricks are recorded above the line.

How does scoring work in duplicate bridge?

Duplicate Bridge – Match points scoring. Results are scored by allocating match points to each score for each board. The more pairs compete for each board the higher the match points to be divided. The lowest point score receive nil points, the second lowest 2 points, the score above that 4 points, and so on.

### How does IMP scoring work?

IMPs is the normal method of scoring in team events, or any event where only two tables play each board. When playing IMPs, your score on a contract is compared to the score of the other team who played the same hands. You are then either rewarded or penalized a certain number of IMPs based on the difference: Diff.