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Where does the number 18 (or 24) come from when calculating at what level you should bid to using the LTC?
Maybe it’s because there is potentially a maximum of 24 losers between the 2 hands? (max. 3 in each of 4 suits for both players)
18 is simply 24 minus the first 6 tricks (the ‘book’)