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  • n. Plural form of overtrick.

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Examples

  • This meant that East led a heart against North's final contract of 3NT; playing only for overtricks now, the Northern Badger scored 630.

    A knock-out deal

  • Oh yes, thought Frangos to himself, and he has two doubled overtricks and a score of 1070 to prove it.

    Havoc at the European Championships

  • But when West led a spade, Joe saw a chance for two overtricks: He played dummy's jack, expecting it to win.

    Bridge

  • One can imagine the players counting aloud: "Let's see, that's 60 times two is 120, plus 50 for the insult, 500 for game is 670, four overtricks at 200 at time ... 1,470, do you agree?"

    What did people make of this freak deal?

  • But despite his two aces he could defeat five hearts doubled by only one trick for a penalty of just 100, so Helness's four overtricks in two spades were easily enough to win the board.

    An unusual notrump

  • He plays for stakes, not for overtricks which slow up the game and curtail the advantage of getting to play the most possible rubbers.

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • While perplexed looks were exchanged round the table, the Hog scored two easy overtricks in crêpes Suzette .

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • Any sort of handicap and he would have made overtricks.

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

  • “Money,” the Hog assured him; “and don’t worry about overtricks.

    VICTOR MOLLO’S BRIDGE CLUB

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