System Summary Form, 2017 Senior USBC


Team: Hamman, NPC Last Updated May 9, 2017 at 13:32
Players: Steve Garner - Zia Mahmood

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

mixed raises; 1m-2H = 10-12 balanced; 1m - 2S = limit raise in minor; 1H-2S or 1S-3C = limit raise; art. jumps after opening 1 major; 2N in comp often 4c limit raise; opening 3N = 4M preempt

General Bidding Style

2/1 GF; 5 card majors; tend not to open balanced 11 counts; may open better minor; 15-17 NT's may include 5c major or 6c minor; Aggressive bidding NV;

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

4th or 2nd from bad suits, but 3rd or 5th in partner's suit. Subsequent leads are attitude.
K = count or unblock vs. NT. Smith vs. NT.

Defensive Signals

standard signals at trick one. suit preference in trumps. attitude takes priority when partner leads or discards.