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Week 0199 : 15th April 2024



1. The horizontal line dividing a rubber bridge score sheet, hence the expressions ‘above the line’ relating to penalties, overtricks and bonuses, and ‘below the line’ for tricks bid and made.

2. The sequence of play that declarer takes (as in ‘the best line of play’).

3. When (typically) players bid four-card suits in ascending order, they are bidding ‘up the line’.

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