Theory and Conventions


M J Bridge



Openers rebid

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You opened 1NT

You have given partner an accurate picture of your hand with your opening bid - now it is up to him.

The basic rule is simple - with just a few exceptions you do as you are told.

In the first place your actions, and more importantly you interpretation of partner’s action, will depend on whether

LHO passed

LHO doubled (showing strength)

LHO made a natural suit overcall

LHO made a conventional double

LHO made a conventional suit overcall

LHO overcalled at the three-level

Beginner and above

Responder’s first bid

Context  -  Acol bidding - opener’s rebid.

Responder’s rebid