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Above The Line - A scoring term used in Rubber Bridge, referring to points that do not count towards the game itself.  Scores associated with trick bids are scored "beneath the line", while bonuses, penalties, and excess tricks are scored "above the line".

The area above the line includes bonuses for:

RUBBER, GAME, PARTSCORE,
CONTRACT FULFILLED

The area below the line includes:

For each trick over six, bid and made

 
Undoubled 20 20 30 30
Doubled 40 40 60 60
Redoubled 80 80 120 120

- For holding four of the five trump HONORS: (A, K, Q, J, 10) in one hand = 100
- For holding all five trump HONORS:
(A, K, Q, J, 10) in one hand = 150
- For holding all four ACES in one hand
at a notrump contract = 150

UNDERTRICKS (unfulfilled contract)

Non-Vulnerable

Undoub. Doubled Redoub.
For 1st undertrick 50 100 200
For 2nd and 3rd undertrick 50 200 400
Each add'l undertrick 50 300 600
 

Vulnerable

Undoub. Doubled Redoub.
For first undertrick 100 200 400
Each add'l undertrick 100 300 600
       

PREMIUM SCORE

For winning the RUBBER, if opponents have won no game 700
For winning the RUBBER, if opponents have won one game 500
For having won the only game in an UNFINISHED RUBBER 300
For having the only PARTSCORE in an unfinished game 100
For making any DOUBLED contract 50
For making any REDOUBLED contract 100
   

SLAMS

  Non-Vul Vul
Small Slam (12 tricks), bid and made 500 750
Grand Slam (all 13 tricks), bid and made 1000 1500
     

OVERTRICKS

Undoubled Trick Value
Doubled 100 200
Redoubled 200 400

Also see Rubber Bridge Scoring: Law 81

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