Trump Busters #5

Updated: Feb 26, 2019

Week 5 euchre disciple. Your will is strong, and your mind sharpening. One day too, you will be graced with the effortless prowess of euchre strategy that even the most experienced practitioners of the glorious game named Euchre! Here is our task for the week, go forward head strong and with bravery, as you will surely need it!

The Scenario

Player 2 has just dealt and the bidding rotation comes back to you. You are holding the cards seen above. Score is 9 to 8 in opponents favor. Assume that this is standard progressive style play (best of 8 hands, whoever reaches 10 first). This is hand #7.

The Question

1) Do you call trump in the first round of bidding?

2) Second round of bidding goes around and comes back to you. Do you call trump or pass? If you call trump, what would you call?

We want to hear what you think! Get the discussion going on below in the comment section, or if you would like, call into Talk Table, the official podcast of the Euchre-ist League, live every Thursday starting at 11am!

Check out new Table Talk episodes where Ben and Trevor go over what they think of the Trump Buster scenarios! Do you agree with their analysis? Did they miss something? Email us or comment below on this post for your voice to be heard!

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