What is the common game in bridge?

What is the common game in bridge?

The Common Game is a service offered through local clubs which provides bridge players the opportunity to compare their results with players at other clubs who are playing the same hands. The In-Between Bridge Club uses Common Game hands at every session.

What is a STaC game in bridge?

Sectional Tournaments at Clubs (STaC) are tournaments with a sectional rating staged at participating clubs in a specific geographical area. A STaC can last up to seven days. There are winners and overall places for participants, and awarded points are silver.

What is a bridge tournament?

Duplicate bridge is the most widely used variation of contract bridge in club and tournament play. It is called duplicate because the same bridge deal (i.e. the specific arrangement of the 52 cards into the four hands) is played at each table and scoring is based on relative performance.

What is a 5 card major in bridge?

Five-card majors is a contract bridge bidding treatment common to many modern bidding systems. Its basic tenet is that an opening bid of one-of-a-major in first and second position guarantees at least five cards in that major. This method has become standard in North American tournament play, but European methods vary.