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Hands

Partner opened 2NT


Partner has opened a hand which is either balanced, or more or less balanced subject to a set of possible constraints agreed by the partnership.


The range will also be closely defined.  There are several possibilities.

At an early stage you will probably choose a range of 20-22 in line with the majority of club players.

As you proceed you may well adopt a two-point range such as 21-22.

All of the more advanced methods in the following are written in the context of this range, although the methods are readily adjusted to fit any other agreed range.


Follow the links on the left for the various continuations.

Opener’s rebid

Beginner and above

Context  -  Responder’s rebid.