System Summary Form (SSF), 2017 USBC

Team: Mahaffey Last Updated Apr 14, 2017 at 12:32
Players: Sam Lev - Jim Mahaffey

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

2D over weak nt=major 1-suiter
1C-2H=bal inv or nat strong

General Bidding Style

5card major with forc nt strong nt 2/1 gf
we open 12hcp bal and11hcp unbal
1levelovercalls 9+hcp 2 level sounder
usually we open 1C with 3-3 in minors or sometimes with 4D and 5C
1D usually 4 only 3D with 4432
1 minor denies 5 card major
1nt could have5-card major or sometimes 6-card minor
preempts wide range could be good or bad

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

vs.nt 4th best might lead second from bad suits
vs.nt k is a power lead a from ak asks for attitude
vs. suits 4th best
vs.suits A from ak K from kq Q from qj
spots lead normally attitude during hand

Defensive Signals

standard count and standart signals
count in partner suit if dummy wins trick
smith echo vs nt high encourages opening lead suit except in obvios count situation
signaling priority attide count suit preference