System Summary Form, 2017 Women's USBC

Team: Wittes Last Updated Apr 5, 2017 at 13:24
Players: Pamela Wittes - Ljudmila Kamenova

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

General Bidding Style

5 card Majors, occ 4 cards in 3rd
2/1 forcing to game (except in comp when suit rebid)
We open unbalanced hands with 11 or possibly 10 HCP
May respond with a very weak hand
NV preempts may be quite light.
Wide range preempts if partner is a PH
Bergen Raises

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

4th vs. NT
3/5 vs. suits
Attitude in middle of hand.
vs. NT A or Q for attitude, K requests unblock
Low from 3 small

Defensive Signals

Upside Down Attitude and Count.
Signalling priority is Attitude, Count, Suit Preference.
We give frequent suit preference including in the trump suit.