In this video…I’m going to help you with a few things which commonly come up to help you in your decision making when playing teams. A bridge Teams event uses International Match Points or IMP’s compared to playing in a Matchpointed Pairs event.

Let’s take an example…If you score 110 making 3 and the other 5 pairs make 2NT exactly scoring 120…you would get an outright bottom….but at teams with only 10 points difference in the scores this counts for exactly nothing….it would be known as a flat board.

So straight away there is a massive difference between teams and pairs….