System Summary Form (SSF), 2016 USBC

Team: Diamond Last Updated Apr 9, 2016 at 18:13
Players: Geoff Hampson - Eric Greco

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

1D-2H: less than invitational w/5 Ss and 4 or 5 Hs
1D-2S: exactly invitational w/5 Ss and 4 or 5 Hs
1D-3C: less than INV w/ (5+,4+)m
nonforcing freebids at 2-level: 2M when there is exactly 1 unbid M,
1D-(1H)-2H: 6+S and 6+HCP
2D opening: precision -- 10-15 w/spl
Transfers in many competitive situations.

General Bidding Style

Precision Club
1D: 2+ 10+-15 (generally)
2C: 6+ 10+-15 (generally)
1NT: 14-16 1st,2nd,3rd nv. 15-17 3rd Vul, 4th. frequent upgrades on shape/spots.
Opening bids may be 10 points when nv
can pass with balanced 11 Vul.(not obliged)
3rd seat openings may be very light
weak 2-Bids almost always 6/7 cards

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

4th vs NT
3rd and 5th vs suits
Rusinow Honor leads vs NT
Std Honor leads vs Suits, A from AK
Middle hand spot leads generally attitude or 4th.
Rusinow opening leads in suits that we have promised vs. suit contracts.

Defensive Signals

Primary signal is Att. next is count
trick 1 exceptions on lead showing AK we play standard signal.
VS suit contracts we give suit preference when the dummy has singleton.
our signals in known 6+ card suits are 3 way.