# What does negative double mean in bridge?

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## How do you bid in bridge card game?

Bids must be made according to the hierarchy of suits: clubs, diamonds, hearts, spades and finally notrump. Thus, if 1 is the opening bid, the next hand to bid must bid at least 1, the next hand at least 1 and so on. If declarer were to open 1, the next bid would have to be 1NT or 2, 2 or 2.

## What is Helvic in bridge?

Helvic is a bidding method after your side has opened 1NT and the opponents double for penalty.

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## How much is a void worth in bridge?

When the supporting hand holds four or more trumps, thereby having more spare trumps for ruffing, shortness is valued as follows: void = 5 points. singleton = 3 points. doubleton = 1 point.

## How do you respond to two club opening in bridge?

In this scheme, 2♦ by responder is a waiting bid, asking the opener to describe his hand further if he is strong. If the opening hand has a weak two bid in diamonds, he should pass. However, if the responder has a strong hand, typically 15 high card points or more, he responds with 2NT.