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What are the three general rules of responding
1. with 6 points
2. New suit ?
3. New suit at 2 level promises?
  1. If you have SIX POINTS, you MUST BID
  2. If you respond with a NEW SUIT, OPENER MUST BID ONE MORE TIME
  3. A NEW SUIT AT 2 LEVEL PROMISES AT LEAST 13 POINTS AND 5 CARDS IN THAT SUIT
What is the general idea of responding to ONE of minor suit?
Look for a fit (8 cards) in a major suit.
PARTNER OPENS 1 OF A MINOR and you have A MAJOR 5 CARD SUIT, what do you bid?
Bid 1 of that MAJOR SUIT
What does a RAISE TO A NEW SUIT AT THE TWO LEVEL MEAN?
13 or more POINTS AND FIVE CARDS IN THAT SUIT.
This is forcing to game!
PARTNER OPENS 1 OF A MINOR and you have TWO MAJOR 5 CARD SUITS, what do you bid?
BID 1 of THE HIGHER MAJOR SUIT, HIGH FIVE,
1
PARTNER OPENS 1 OF A MINOR and you have TWO MAJOR 4 CARD SUITS, what do you bid?
BID 1 OF THE LOWER MAJOR SUIT, BID 'EM UP,
1
PARTNER OPENS 1 OF A MINOR and you have ONE MAJOR 4 CARD SUIT, what do you bid?
Bid 1 of that MAJOR SUIT
PARTNER OPENS 1 CLUB, YOU DON'T HAVE A MAJOR 4 CARD OR LONGER SUIT, what do you bid with four ?
With 4 DIAMONDS, BID 1
PARTNER OPENS 1 of a MINOR SUIT, YOU DON'T HAVE A MAJOR 4 CARD OR LONGER SUIT, what do you bid WITH A BALANCED HAND?
(give point ranges)
  • 6-10 points - 1 NT
  • 11-12 points - 2NT
  • 13-15 points 3 NT (GAME)
PARTNER OPENS 1 of a MINOR SUIT, YOU DON'T HAVE A MAJOR 4 CARD OR LONGER SUIT, BUT YOU HAVE 5 CARDS IN THAT MINOR, what do you bid?
(give point ranges)
TO RAISE PARTNER'S MINOR SUIT (SHE MAY ONLY HAVE 3 CARDS IN THE MINOR) YOU NEED 5 CARDS-
With 6-9 POINTS- 2 OF MINOR
With 10-12 POINTS /- 3 OF MINOR,
With 13+ BID A NEW SUIT (forces rebid by opener)
PARTNER OPENS 1 of a MINOR SUIT, YOU DON'T HAVE A MAJOR 4 CARD OR LONGER SUIT, what do you bid?
(give point ranges)
  • 6-10 points - 1 NT
  • 11-12 points - 2NT
  • 13-15 points 3 NT (GAME)
Why do you need FIVE CARDS IN THE MINOR TO SUPPORT A MINOR SUIT BID?
Your partner may have bid the minor suit with only 3 cards in the suit.
(13 points, no 5 card major, 3 and 3 partner would bid 1 to open)
Your partner opens ONE in a MINOR suit, you don't have a 5 card major, and you don't have 5 cards in that Minor suit, what do you bid?
1 NT with any distribution
PARTNER OPENS 1 OF A MAJOR and you have 3 cards IN SUPPORT, what do you bid?
(give point ranges)
With 6-9 points, raise to two
With 10-12 raise to 3
With 13+ (GAME) bid a new suit (forcing) and then raise partner
PARTNER OPENS 1 HEART and you DON'T have 3 IN SUPPORT, but you have 4 SPADES and 6+ points, what do you bid?
1 SPADE with 6+ points
PARTNER OPENS 1 HEART and you DON'T have 3 IN SUPPORT, and you DON'T have 4 SPADES, with a five card minor and 13 points, what do you bid?
Bid 2 of MINOR suit (promises 13+ points)
(2 over 1 forcing to game convention)
PARTNER OPENS 1 OF A MAJOR and you DON'T have THREE IN SUPPORT, what do you bid with a BALANCED HAND?
(give point ranges)
6-12 POINTS 1 NT
with 13-15 POINTS bid 3 NT