System Summary Form, 2017 Senior USBC

Team: Mahaffey Last Updated May 11, 2017 at 16:13
Players: Matthew Granovetter - Roger Bates

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

1m-2H=art. inv. balanced hand

General Bidding Style

Standard 2/1 GF
Our style is normal.
Five-card majors in first and second seat
1M-2C might be as few as 2 or 3 clubs if no other 2/1 suitable

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

Vs. suits: Fourth best, A from AK, MUD from three small
Vs. NT: Fourth best, Rusinow from 4+
King=big lead
Ace from ace-king for attitude
J/10/9=0 or 2 in middle of hand
Vs. NT, return of lowest card from original 5 card suit when sing in dummy
Standard signals but Odd-Even first discard
Suit-preference when obviously needed

Defensive Signals

Attitude priority
4th best in middle of hand
Count at trick one vs NT when dummy wins trick with Jack or lower or QJx
odd-even first discard
Smith echo