System Summary Form, 2018 USBC

Team: Fireman, NPC Last Updated Apr 23, 2018 at 22:56
Players: John Hurd - Joel Wooldridge

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

1C-P-2S=unspecified mini splinter (6-9) 6+C
gazzilli over 1M-1N
Over 1H-P-1S-P:
1N=17-19 bal, weak NT, or diamonds. Forcing 1 round
2C=natural, NF
2H=3S, 15+
2S=(3532) or 45 weak

General Bidding Style

NV open 100% 11+HCP, V open 97% 11+HCP, can open balanced 10 NV but is not typical. all of our listed point ranges are more likely to be upgraded than downgraded. We will also overcall or preempt aggressively

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

At trick one lower of touching honors vs suits and NT. Exceptions partners suit, dummy's suit, side suits if opening leader has preempted. Exceptions vs NT dummy suit, partners suit, and from 3 or fewer cards we lead standard. At trick one 3/low vs suits and attitude vs NT. In the middle of hand 9/10 is 0/2 higher or a technical play. generally 3rd/low for count in middle.

Defensive Signals

rusinow vs suits and from 4+ cards vs NT.
reverse smith vs NT
generally attitude/count/SP is priority
UD present count, standard suit preference.
fairly frequent suit preference when discarding or following with low cards.