Luxury Boxed Set of Chicago Score Pads
Buy a luxury boxed set of Chicago score pads and as a wonderful gift or keepsake for players of this popular version of bridge. We print our score cards on quality 135gsm card. We make the Chicago score cards into pads with a back board to lean on and a cover to keep them clean. A pad keeps the score cards neat and tidy so you never have to worry about loose score sheets getting tatty and damaged in storage again! Furthermore, we’ve made a beautiful and sturdy gift set box to hold four pads with ease, one for each player, so you can always keep your pads pristine. Because the box holds our standard size pads, you can refill it when the time comes and use it over and over again.
Quality Bridge Score Cards
As we make our Chicago score cards from 135gsm card, you can either give each player their own pad or a single score card. Alternatively, you can put the score cards into our luxury hand-made Score Card Holders. Each pad contains 50 double-sided score cards, which is 100 games per pad. This boxed set contains 4 pads which is 200 double-sided score cards (400 games).
The score cards measure approximately W8.2 x L19.4cm.
The Standard Club of Chicago gave its name to Chicago bridge, or 4-deal bridge, from where this version of the game originated. There’s been a sharp rise in its popularity in the last few years. This is because it’s quicker to play. In Chicago bridge, a rubber is made up of just 4 deals which generally last around 20 minutes each. After 4 deals, it’s possible for players to join or leave the game, which makes Chicago more flexible than Rubber bridge if you have between 4 and 7 players and want to rotate the play (you can get guidance on how to add and rotate players from our Contract Indicator and Scoring Aid). Chicago bridge pre-determines the vulnerability for each deal:
- On the first deal, neither side is vulnerable
- With the second and third deals, only the dealer’s side is vulnerable
- Finally, the fourth deal, both sides are vulnerable.
While the basic elements of scoring are similar to rubber bridge, their method of accumulation and recording differ slightly, and honours do score. We include scoring tables for both Rubber and Chicago bridge in our Contract Indicator and Scoring Aid.
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