Theory and Conventions
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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.
Beginner and above