eldest hand has two small trumps, queen of hearts, and queen and seven of spades.
Should the eldest hand lead without asking permission, his partner may double, but only if the maker of the trump consent.
The eldest hand has the best position to play a lone hand, and the dealer the next best.
The eldest hand leads any card he chooses and all must follow suit if able, the penalty for a revoke being the loss of the game.
Should the right-hand adversary of the dealer ask permission to lead, the eldest hand does not thereby lose his right to double.
The eldest hand begins the game by playing a card in one of three ways.
After the deal the players bid for the trump in turn, commencing with the eldest hand.
Should the eldest hand lead before the discard is completed, the lead stands, and the dealer can change his discard if he wishes.
“Bridge,”—when the score of the eldest hand is four to one or four to two in his favor.
The eldest hand has the king of clubs, the king of hearts, the ace and seven of diamonds, and the ten of spades.