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What is required in


Points


Cards


Honors


for a weak 2 bid?

5-10 HCP's


6 cards in Diamonds, Spades or Hearts


A strong suit (2/3 or 3/5 top honors in the suit)

You could bid 2 of which suit?


A ♠ KQxxxx xxx x xx


B ♠xx AxxxxxxxxA


C ♠xx AKxxx QJx A



5-10 HCP's


6 cards in Diamonds, Spades or Hearts


A strong suit (2/3 or 3/5 top honors in the suit)


A (six spades, 2/3 top honors)


These don't work ...


B Six Hearts, but only 1 honor in Hearts


C 14 HCP's and only 5 Hearts. This should be opened 1

You could bid 2 of which suit?


A ♠ QJxxxx xxx x xx


B ♠xxx QJ10xxx Qx Ax


C ♠xxxxxx KJ10xxx A

5-10 HCP's


6 cards in Diamonds, Spades or Hearts


A strong suit (2/3 or 3/5 top honors in the suit)


A - No. Only three points, not enough strength


B - Yes.


C - Yes

How can you estimate the chances of game when responding to a weak two opening?

Total WORKING HCP's and your no. of trump.
If >= 17, game is likely



You could bid 2 of which suit?


A ♠ KQxxxxx xx x xx


B ♠xx QJ10 AQxxxx xx


C ♠xx xxx Kx KJ10xxx

5-10 HCP's


6 cards in Diamonds, Spades or Hearts


A strong suit (2/3 or 3/5 top honors in the suit)


A - No. 7 card suit, open 3 Spades


B - Yes, open 2 Diamonds


C - NO! , 2 Clubs is reserved for 22 + Points



Responding to weak 2 bid


West North East South


2 P 2NT




2NT means ?

CONVENTION - FORCING


shows interest in game


asks for more information



How does opener bid to 2NT response?




West North East South


2 P 2NT

With minimum hand rebid suit at 3 level


With 9-11 bid suit with high card (A or K) to show entries


No entries, bid 3 NT

How does opener bid to new suit response?




W N E S


2 ♠ P 3P


?

Pass


A raise of opener's suit to any level means responder wants to play there.


SO pass any raise in your suit

Bidding

W N E S
P P P ?



♠xxx QJ10xxx Qx ♣Ax


Bid?

PASS


In fourth seat, only bid 2x with the expectation of making 8 tricks.


This hand should be passed out.

What is a 2 NT response to a weak 2 opening?


W N E S


2 ♠ P 2NT ?

Shows game interest.


Responder wants more info



How does opener bid to 3 NT response?


W N E S


2 ♠ P 3NT P


?

Pass


A raise to 3 NT means responder wants to play there.


SO pass a raise to 3NT

How does opener bid to 2 NT response?


W N E S


2 ♠ P 2NT ?


with


5-8 points

5-8 points--> rebid opened suit at 3 level



How does opener bid to 2 NT response?


W N E S


2♠ P 2NT ?




with 9-11 points

9-11 points--> bid suit with A or K (entry)


if not,


Bid 3 NT to show 9-11 points

How does opener bid to new suit response?


W N E S


2♠ P NEW SUIT ?


With FIT in responder's suit?



With 3 card support or a doubleton honor, raise responder's suit.


Which response(s) are FORCING to weak 2?

Bid of new suit or 2 NT.

How does opener bid to new suit response?


W N E S


2♠ P NEW SUIT ?


With NO FIT in responder's suit?

5-9 rebid original suit


10-11 bid new suit or NT