System Summary Form (SSF), 2016 Mixed USBC

Team: Katz Last Updated Jul 10, 2016 at 16:10
Players: Rozanne Pollack - Bill Pollack

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

2D opening shows short D, 11-15 (4414,4315,3415,4405).
1D opening shows 2+D�s 11-15.

General Bidding Style

Precision 1C (16+) (may have less with shape),
5-card Majors (may have 4 in 3rd & 4th),
1D=2+D 11-15,
2C=6+C 11-15,
Variable NT's: 1st and 2nd NV = 10-12, 1st and 2nd V = 14-16, 3rd and 4th = 15-17.
2/1 game force.
Weak 2's in Majors.
Light initial action.
1 level overcalls may be light.

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

Vs. suits 3rd from even, low from odd (may lead high from 3 small in raised suit).
Attitide in the middle of the hand.
Attitude leads vs. NT.

Defensive Signals

Standard attitude,count, and suit preference.
We tend to give attitude, then count, then suit preference.
Odd even 1st discard.
A from AK unless 5 level +.
Regular Smith echo vs NT.
Special carding vs. NT when singleton honor in dummy.
With shortness in the dummy, low or high tends to be suit preference.