System Summary Form, 2017 Senior USBC

Team: Hamman, NPC Last Updated Apr 13, 2017 at 11:40
Players: Bart Bramley - Robert Hamman

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

Flannery: 2D opening shows 4S, 5+H, 11-16 HCP
Jump overcalls: Weak non-vul, intermediate vul
1D-2H: Artif 3-way, always invite+
a. 11-12 balanced
b. 6+ clubs, invite
c. 4D and 5+C, GF

General Bidding Style

15-17 NT, 5-card majors, 3+ minors, Flannery
2/1 GF except when suit rebid
Weak two-bids usually 6-card suit

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

Vs. all: 4th best, standard honors (K from AK)
In middle of hand: Same, but spots may be attitude instead of count

Defensive Signals

Standard signals
Priority: Attitude, then count
We signal on a "need-to-know" basis.