Bridge Agreements And Conventions

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Bridge Agreements And Conventions
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  1. Responses to a 2 club Stayman bid.
    • 2 ♦ denies a 4 card major.
    • 2 ♥ promises 4 ♥ (and maybe 4 ♠'s)
  2. How does the 2 club Stayman bidder check for a 4 card spade suit after partner's 2 heart response ?
    The Stayman bidder bids 2 spades.

    • 1NT - 2C
    • 2H  - 2S
  3. What is the meaning of 2NT in the following sequence ?

    1NT - 2C - 2X - 2NT
    2NT is invitational (8,9 HCP).

    If "X" is hearts, 2NT denies a 4 card major.

    If "X" is spades, responder might have 4 hearts.
  4. What is the meaning of 2♠ in the sequence:

    1NT - P - 2♠      ?
    • Responder is at least 5-4 in the minors and has no 4 card major.
    • Responder is interested in at least game.
  5. 1NT - P - 2♦ (Transfer) - P
    2♥   - P - 2♠

    What does the two spade bid show ?
    • 2♠  after a transfer to  shows 5-5 in the majors and is invitational, non-forcing
  6. 1NT - P - 2♥ (Transfer) - P
    2♠   - P - 3♥

    What does the three heart bid show ?
    • 3♥ after a transfer to ♠ shows 5-5 in the
    • majors is forcing to game (perhaps slam possibilities).
  7. 1NT   - P - 2♦/♥ - P
    2♥/♠   - P - 3♣/♦

    What does the 3♣ or 3♦ bid show ?
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    • <![endif]-->3  of a minor, following a Jacoby transfer, shows a 4 card suit and is forcing to game (it could be a slam try).
  9. 1NT - P - 2NT (xfer) - P
    3♣  - P  - 3H

    What is the 3♥ bid ?
  10. 3♥ is a splinter bid, forcing to game or slam.
  11. 1NT - P - 2NT (xfer) - P
    3♣  - P  - 3NT

    What is the 3NT bid ?
  12. Balanced (except for the minor) with mild slam interest.
  13. 1NT - P - 2NT (xfer) - P
    3♣  - P  - 4NT

    What is the 4NT bid ?
    Quantitative. Interest in slam.

    Similar to a direct 4NT response, but with the long minor.
  14. 1NT - 3♣ - 4♦/♥

    What is 4♦/♥ ?
    Texas transfer are on over interference bids through 3♣ (i.e., Texas always requires a jump to the 4-level by Responder),
  15. 1NT - P - 3♥

    What is the meaning of 3♥ ?
  16. 3 ♦,♥,♠  responses to a 1NT opening are splinter bids showing interest in slam.
  17. What are the Gerber sequences following a 1NT opening bid ?
    • > 1NT – 4 ♣ is Gerber.
    • > A jump to 4 ♣ following a Stayman response of 2 ♦ is Gerber.

    Any minimum rebid after a Gerber response (except 5 ♣) is a signoff.
  18. When are systems ON/OFF after a 1NT opening bid is interfered with ?
    • > After a double, Stayman and transfers are still ON.
    • > After a 2 ♣ overcall, a double is Stayman and transfers are still ON.
    • > After a 2 ♦, 2 ♥, or 2 ♠ overcall, a cue bid is Stayman. Transfers are OFF.
  19. What is a Reverse Drury Bid ?

    What does it show ?
    Convention applies when, after you having passed  partner opens a Major suit in 3rd or 4th seat you bid 2♣.

    • 2♣ guarantees support for Opener's major suit, and invitational values. It is also
    • the only forcing bid Responder can make after an initial pass.
  20. P   -  P - 1♥ - P
    2♣ - P - 2♥
    or
    P   -  P - 1♥ - P
    2♣  - P - 2♦
    What do opener's rebids show ?
    • Rebidding the major suit at the 2-level shows a bad hand (less than opening count) and asks (requires) Responder to pass.
    • 2 ♦ shows a full opening hand. Game may be possible opposite some passed hands (denies slam interest; usually fairly balanced; seeks input on Responder's "raise.")
  21. P   -  P - 1♠ - P
    2♣ - P - 2♥
    or
    P   -  P - 1♥ - P
    2♣  - P - 2♠
    What do opener's rebids show ?
    • 2 ♥ after opening 1 ♠ shows a full opening hand, is natural and descriptive (suggests 5=4 shape).

    • 2 ♠ after opening 1 ♥ is a slam try (typically
    • 4=5 distribution)
  22. P   -  P - 1♠ - P
    2♣ - P - ?

    How does opener put on a game force on his second bid?
    All bids higher than the 2-level of opener's major are forcing to game.
  23. P - P  -  P - 1♠
    p - 2♣ - P - 2NT

    What is 2NT ?
    As a Reverse Drury response, 2NT suggest a NT contract.
  24. P - P  -  P - 1♠
    p - 2♣ - P - 3♠

    What does the jump in the major mean ?
    As a Reverse Drury response, jumping in the major suit to the 3-level shows slam interest and invites Responder to cue-bid a suit control.
  25. P - P  -  P - 1♠
    p - 2♣ - P - 4♣/♢

    What does the jump in the major mean ?
    • As a Reverse Drury response,
    • 4 ♣, 4 ♦ (and 4 ♥ after opening 1 ♠) are splinter bids.

    3 ♠ after opening 1♥ is also a splinter bid.

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