System Summary Form (SSF), 2016 USBC

Team: Fleisher Last Updated Apr 18, 2016 at 16:50
Players: Joe Grue - Brad Moss

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

1H - 1S is like a forcing NT, then transfer rebids by opener.
1H-1N is GF relay
1H-2C is 5+S constructive to invitational

1S-2C is GF Relay
1S-2D is 5+H constructive to invitational
1S-3C is 6+H hearts wide ranging

General Bidding Style

Precision when NV and in fourth seat any vul, open all 10s
Natural when Vul except fourth seat

14-16 NT 1/2 NV, 15-17 1/2 Vul and 4th seat any vul
11-15 NT 3rd NV. 1NT can be upgraded and off shaped.

Third seat NV 2D is like a precision 2C but for D

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

Against suits, 3/5 + Rusinow, 2/4 through declarer
Against NT, 4th best except 3/5 in partner's suit, 2/4 through declarer, Rusinow

Rusinow exceptions:
Not on if preemptor leads a different suit
Not in partner's shown suit, including implied suits ie (1S)-X, partner has "shown" oM.
Not on in dummy's known suit.

Defensive Signals

Lots of a suit preference including in Smith Echo scenarios