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Limit Bids

When you're making a limit bid you bid as high as you can You don't need to save bidding space now because you're pretty sure you know if you're going to play in a suit contract or notrumps. Now's the time to describe your strength.

Limit Bids in Bridge

South has found a spade fit. 3♠ is a limit bid.

See opener's limit bids, responder's limit bids

After a limit, partner will often choose the final contract immediately. Otherwise partner might invite to game, possibly with a trial bid, invite to slam, force or show a second suit asking for preference.

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