Theory and Conventions

M J Bridge

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Bidding

Hands

Opponents opened one of a suit


It goes more or less without saying that this is the bread and butter situation of competitive bidding.


There are all sorts of approaches.

The important thing is that you and your partner are agreed on what you promise when you raise his suit, and also on what you promise when you introduce a new suit.


partner overcalled 1NT


partner doubled


partner made a minimum suit overcall


partner made a weak jump overcall


partner made a two-suited overcall


partner bid in the protective seat

Beginner and above

Overcaller’s first bid

Overcaller’s rebid

Context  -  advancer.

This page last revised 18th Dec 2018