2. A game consists of thirty points obtained by tricks alone, exclusive

of any points counted for honors, chicane, slam, little slam, bonus or


3. Every deal is played out, and any points in excess of the thirty

necessary for the game are counted.

4. When the declarer wins the number of tricks bid, each one above six

counts towards the game: two points when spades are trumps, six when

clubs are trumps, seven when diamonds are trumps, eight when hearts are

trumps, nine when royal spades are trumps and ten when there are no


5. Honors are ace, king, queen, knave and ten of the trump suit; or the

aces when no trump is declared.

6. Honors are credited in the honor column to the original holders,

being valued as follows:--

When a Trump is Declared.

3 honors held between partners equal value of 2 tricks.

4 " " " " " " " 4 "

5 " " " " " " " 5 "

4 " " in 1 hand " " " 8 "

4 " " " 1 " {5th in " " " 9 "

5 " " " 1 " {partner's hand " " 10 "

When no Trump is Declared.

3 aces held between partners count 30

4 " " " " " 40

4 " " in one hand " 100

7. Slam is made when seven by cards is scored by either side,

independently of tricks taken as penalty for the revoke; it adds forty

points to the honor count.[24]

[24] Law 84 prohibits the revoking side from scoring slam or

little slam.

8. Little slam is made when six by cards is similarly scored; it adds

twenty points to the honor count.[25]

[25] Law 84 prohibits the revoking side from scoring slam or

little slam.

9. Chicane (one hand void of trumps) is equal in value to simple

honors, i.e., if the partners, one of whom has chicane, score honors,

it adds the value of three honors to their honor score; if the

adversaries score honors it deducts that value from theirs. Double

chicane (both hands void of trumps) is equal in value to four honors,

and that value must be deducted from the honor score of the


10. The value of honors, slam, little slam or chicane, is not affected

by doubling or redoubling.

11. At the conclusion of a rubber the trick and honor scores of each

side are added, and two hundred and fifty points added to the score of

the winners. The difference between the completed scores is the number

of points of the rubber.

12. A proven error in the honor score may be corrected at any time

before the score of the rubber has been made up and agreed upon.

13. A proven error in the trick score may be corrected prior to the

conclusion of the game in which it occurred. Such game shall not be

considered concluded until a declaration has been made in the following

game, or if it be the final game of the rubber, until the score has

been made up and agreed upon.

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