A 1NT overcall by a passed hand is an illogical bid. Here we look at the meaning of this and other bids - specifically the Sandwich 1NT overcall.
When the opponent's opening bid "could be short," this can lead to some confusion in competitive bidding. We examine how adjusting our agreements helps us better deal with this situation.
When our side opens the bidding with 2C and the opponents interfere, we need good agreements on how to deal with this interference. Here we see how to approach these actions.
Here we look at competing over Strong Artificial Forcing bids (like 2C) with 2-suited hands using the Mathe convention.
This week we look at Responder's options when RHO enters our 1NT auction with 3-level interference.
When the opponents open a Weak 1NT, we should adjust our bidding system to accommodate it.
Woolsey is a more advanced bidding system over the opponent's 1NT opening bid. Woolsey focuses on finding Major suit fits.
Here we discuss some systems for bidding over an opponent's 1NT opening bid - DONT and Meckwell.
Just as Responder can show a fit for partner, a strong hand, and shortness with an immediate splinter bid, so can Opener when Responder bids a new suit.
Here we examine Bergen Raises, an optional approach for using additional conventional raises (beyond Jacoby 2NT and splinter bids) at the 3-level after partner opens the bidding with 1-Major.
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