Bridge & other card games/alerts


Can you alert a pass card

Hello.  I assume that you are referring to a Bridge "Bidding" box, which has various color coded cards.  (Pass, Alert, Double, etc.)

I have never heard of "alerting" a Pass or Pass card. Alerts usually follow a number and suit bid.

The only other possibility is that you and your partner have an agreement that a "Pass", after a certain bid has a special meaning.

If this is the case, then the Pass has to be alerted.

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