Theory and Conventions
M J Bridge
Beginner and above
Opening three of a suit
The use of an opening bid at the three-level as a weak preemptive manoeuvre goes back to the earliest days of bridge. Its application has hardly changed since that time.
I shall look briefly at it in the next two pages, mainly for completeness, but don’t expect to find very much which is either new or original.
The club approach
Context - Opening unbalanced hands in first or second seat.