Blackwood Convention

Contract Bridge A system of cue-bidding to reach slams, invented by Easley Blackwood

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  • Blackwood convention — The Blackwood convention is a popular bidding convention in contract bridge that was developed by Easley Blackwood Sr. It is used to explore the partnership s possession of aces, kings and (in some cases) the queen of trumps, in order to judge… …   Wikipedia

  • blackwood convention — ˈblak.ˌwu̇d noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Easley F. Blackwood, 20th century American who devised it : a bidding method used in reaching slam contracts in contract bridge and consisting of the use of four no trump as an asking …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blackwood — (surname) is a Scottish surname, and may also refer to:In botany: * African Blackwood, tree native to seasonally dry regions of Africa * Australian Blackwood, Acacia species native in eastern Australia * Acacia argyrodendron, Acacia species… …   Wikipedia

  • Blackwood (surname) — Family name name =Blackwood image size= caption= pronunciation = meaning = region = language =English related names = footnotes = Blackwood is a locational Scottish surname meaning black wood . [cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • Convention Blackwood — Blackwood (bridge) Dans le jeu de bridge la convention Blackwood est utilisée pour connaître surtout les as mais également les rois ou la dame d atout dans les cartes du partenaire. La demande est effectuée par l enchère de 4SA. Sommaire 1 Le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Blackwood (Bridge) — Dans le jeu de bridge la convention Blackwood est utilisée pour connaître surtout les as mais également les rois ou la dame d atout dans les cartes du partenaire. La demande est effectuée par l enchère de 4SA. Sommaire 1 Le blackwood 30 41 4 as 2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Blackwood (bridge) — Dans le jeu de bridge, la convention Blackwood est utilisée pour connaître surtout les as mais également les rois ou la dame d atout dans les cartes du partenaire. La demande est effectuée par l enchère de 4SA. Sommaire 1 Le blackwood 30 41 4 as… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Meckwell convention — This article describes the contract bridge bidding convention. Meckwell is a method for intervening against an opposing 1NT opening bid. It features the following calls: Double – shows a single minor or both majors; advancer bids 2♣, after which… …   Wikipedia

  • Muiderberg convention — The Muiderberg convention in the card game bridge is also known as the Dutch Two opening. It is a two level preemptive opening based on a two suiter with precisely a five card major and a minor suit (four card or longer). In Muiderberg the 2♥… …   Wikipedia

  • Mohan convention — This article describes the bridge convention. Mohan is a bridge convention used to intervene over opponents 1NT opening. Typically it only applies if the opponents are using a weak 1NT opening (where 15 points or less is the maximum). Its… …   Wikipedia

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