System Summary Form, 2017 MSJUSBC


Team: Stephani Last Updated Dec 3, 2017 at 09:22
Players: John Taylor - Victor Xu

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

General Bidding Style

Usually 5+ majors and 3+ minors.
15-17 NT, including 4M 5m 5422 and 6m 6322.
Light, especially 3rd seat or NV

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

4th best if from length.
Top of sequence leads, A from AK for attitude, and attitude leads

Defensive Signals

Upside down attitude, count, and discards
Show attitude for our leads, count for declarer's leads

“Positive” or “encouraging” attitude asks for the continuation: not honor showing.

Generally, with a running suit, we discourage another suit.

Encouraging discards with holding such as AQx or KJxx.