System Summary Form, 2018 USBC

Team: Ozdil Last Updated Apr 22, 2018 at 12:09
Players: Melih Ozdil - Brian Glubok

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

Two Over One, except rebidding minor if partner does not shows good opening.
Flannery, Weak Two Major openings, Namyats.
3 NT opening shows preemptive 4minor opening.
Jacoby 2NT, Bergen Raises, Splinter, Unbalanced forcing raises, Inverted minor, Strong jump shift at two level, Reverse Drury (2NT shows 4 cards support)
After 1M openings over TO Double transfers two levels and fit showing jumps. Fit showing jumps at 3 level after partner open 1M and opponent overcall
2NT response is GF after 1m opening and no overcall.

General Bidding Style

3rd hand opening can be light with good suit.
NT range very good 14 to 17 HCP
Weak overcall possible with good suit at one level or if both opponents bid two level.
After partner 1M overcall and opponent double transfer responses two level and fit showing jumps! Possible if partner overcall 1H and opponent bid 1SP
1m opening and 1NT response of opponents 2CL shows 5/4 and 2D shows 5/5 majors

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

4th best NT and 3/5 suit. At NT K or 10 shows good lead, from 1098X we lead 9
Partner suit lead 3/5 top from XXX after support
Middle of game attitude leads

Defensive Signals

Standard carding, Smith echo and Lavinthal discard (if three suit outside)
Primary signal is attitude.
Over trump we can give suit preference if it is important for partner.
Suit preference possible when following suit