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23 Cards in this Set

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What is partner telling you with 1NT opening?
15-17 HCP's and a balanced hand, at LEAST two cards in every suit
What convention do you use to respond to 1NT when you have a FOUR card major?
Stayman - you're SEEKING info on 4 card majors.
NOT USED if you have a balanced hand!
What convention do you use to respond to 1NT when you have a FIVE (or six) card major?
Jacoby Transfer - you're GIVING info on your major card length
Respond to 1NT and balanced hand 0-7 HCP's
PASS
Respond to 1NT and balanced hand 8-9 HCP's
2 NT INVITE to game
partnership has
15 + 8 = 23
up to
17 +9 = 26 HCP's
Respond to 1NT and balanced hand 10+ HCP's
3 NT
15 + 10 = 25 HCP's
Respond to 1NT
FOUR of Major
0-7 HCP's
PASS
Respond to 1NT
FOUR of Major
8-9 HCP's
2 Clubs - Stayman
asking for 4+ card Major
(With a balanced hand, bid 2 NT)
Opener 1NT,
Responder (8-9 HCP's), bids 2 CLUBS (STAYMAN)
Opener has 4 Hearts- responds?
Stayman: With 4+ Hearts, bid 2 Hearts
Opener 1NT,
Responder (8-9 HCP's), bids 2 CLUBS (STAYMAN)
Opener has 4 Spades- responds?
Stayman: with 4+ Spades, bid 2 Spades,
Opener 1NT,
Responder(8-9 HCP's), bids 2 CLUBS,
Opener has NO FOUR CARD
Major- responds?
Stayman: With NO four card Major, bid 2 Diamonds
Opener 1NT,
Responder(8-9 HCP's), bids 2 CLUBS, STAYMAN
Opener bids 2 H or 2 S
Responder has (8-9 HCP's)
(with fit or no fit)
With fit 3 of the Major suit,
Without fit, 2NT
Opener 1NT,
Responder(8-9 HCP's), bids2 CLUBS, STAYMAN
Opener bids 2 H or 2 S
Responder has (10-16 HCP's)?
(with fit or no fit)
With fit 4 Major,
Without fit, 3NT
Opener 1NT,
What is a response of 2 Diamonds?
JACOBY TRANSFER
2D = shows 5+ Hearts and any strength.
The 1NT opener must bid 2H.
Opener 1NT, What is a response of 2 Hearts?
JACOBY TRANSFER
2H = shows 5+ Spades and any strength.
The 1NT opener must bid 2S.

PASS
With 0-7 HCP's responder passes

With 8-9 HCP's, and 5 Hearts
BID 2 NT
(opener could have 5-3-3-2 distro with only 2 Hearts)

BID 3 Hearts
(even if opener has only 2 Hearts, you have total of 8+)
With 8-9 points, you're inviting to game.
Opener 1 NT,
Responder 2 Diamonds
Opener (forced) 2 Hearts,
Responder (17+ HCP's) ?
Transfer to long suit, then slam seeking convention

PASS

BID 2 NT
(opener could have 5-3-3-2 distro with only 2 Spades)

BID 4 Spades
(even if opener has only 2 Spades, you have total of 8+)
Responder (10-16 HCP's) ?
Opener 1 NT,
Responder 2 Hearts,
Opener (forced) 2 Spades,
Responder (17+ HCP's) ?
Transfer to long suit, then slam seeking convention