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What is the maximum high card points you can have and still bid a weak two


 The weak two bid -    (2 Spades, 2 Hearts, and 2 Diamonds,) usually has these guidelines:

(a)  A six card diamond, heart or spades suit.   Six card suit only!
(b)  No more than 12 HCP.

There is no such thing as a weak 2 Club bid!

Some players insist that the weak 2 bid suit have at least two of the top five honor cards.

Other players insist that the hand have at least 8 HCP

Variations abound,  Be sure to discuss with your partner the parameters of your
weak two bids!  

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I can answer questions about most card games . These games include Bridge, Hearts, Spades, Euchre, Canasta, Whist, Pinochle, Cribbage, and Rummy.


I was the organizer director of Grand Prix World Series of Card games. (1999 - 2011) I have written 5 books about card games. (Spades, Hearts, Euchre, Whist, and Barbu. ) I invented a new card game called "Heartswitch" (US Games, Inc.) I am developing four more card games. I am also a consultant for the US Playing Card Company. My Web site is:

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