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Opponents opened with a weak bid


Weak bids have taken over the world in recent times.  You must be prepared for them.


‘Weak’ in this context can sometimes be somewhat short of closely defined.

In the present section opener’s bid will usually not contain opening values, and the bid will not include an alternative strong meaning.


The following styles of weak opening bid are considered in turn:-


single-suited weak two


two-suited weak two


three-level preempt


four-level openings


weak 2NT

Beginner and above

Overcaller’s first bid

Overcaller’s rebid

This page last revised 26th Sept 2017