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Other Opening bids

All these bids are Non-Forcing

BID
HCP
Length
Meaning
Special Responses
Other..............................
1C!
12+
2+
Natural
inv. minors; 2NT Baron; Jump Shift major 15+

1D
12+
5+
Natural
inv. minors; 2NT Baron; Jump Shift major 15+

1H
10+
5  [4]
Natural
2NT Baron; SWISS 4C|D Jump Shift.   Can be showing 4-4 in Majors.
1S
10+
5+
Natural
2NT Baron; SWISS; Jump Shift
3C
15-18 5-5+
2-suited Red Suits. 3NT Forcing, * Forcing if intervention, suit agreement : natural & closure

3D
15-18 5-5+
2-suited Majors. As above

3HS <12
(6)7
pre-empt  

3NT
<12
7-8
gambling PASS, 4C

4+any 10+
(7)8+
pre-empt long suit


Defensive Methods in 2nd position

Opponent 1X
Meaning                                    Responses
1X - Y
Natural 5-14
1X - JMa
Intermediate 9-14 6 card suit
1X - 2X
Highest 2 unbid suits 5-5 weak
1X - 1NT any pos.
Shows 4 cards in lowest unbid minor.     2C/2D.    See P5
1X - 2NT
Shows Highest + lowest 5-5 weak
1mi - 3mi
Both Majors 5-5 Strong
1X - 3mi
the 'mi' + Highest unbid Major strong
1mi - 2mi
inverted 10+.                                                     Guards.                     
Other openings

1C! Strong
TRAP
1C/1D short
2C/2D natural NOT cue-bids
1NT 12-17
CDH & Rubinsohl & T-O *
Weak 2 bid
Natural 2 bids; Rubinsohl 2nt+; * Suggesting penalties
Weak 3 bid
Natural  bids; T-O *
4 bids
4NT for minors; * for Majors
Multi 2D
PASS unless: holding a 6 card biddable Major or 18+HCP balanced: bid 2NT

Defensive Measures in Protective position

PD: Indicates support in unbid suits - partner is expected to take-out in his suit therefore - this bid is especially important when short in the opponents suit.
Suit bid: Shows the suit bid and the next highest cyclically
Rubinsohl
1N Multi

Slam Conventions


Bid & Name
Responses
Interference
4NT ERKCB
30,41,2,2+Q,3+Q,2+V,3+V
P:03; ***:14:Next:2
4NT (2C opening)
0,1,2,34 Kings
P:0;*:1;Next:2; Next+1:34
4NT Quantitative
P, 6NT or 30,41,2
P; * penalty; 6NT
4NT (with prior 3N inquiry)
LTC  7,6,5,4,3

4NT TURBO {after cue-bid}  2 or 4 Key Cards
1 or 3 Key cards

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