System Summary Form (SSF), 2019 Open USBC

Team: Mahaffey Last Updated Apr 26, 2019 at 12:59
Players: Jacek Pszczola - Daniel Lev - Sam Lev

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

We play when You open 1NT 2D = one M
We play 1C-2D=limit C,2H=5S and 4+H 6-9PC,
2S=pre withC or strong splinter, 3C= mixed
1D- 2H=5S and 4+H 6-9PC,2S=6+C 9-11PC,
3C=pre with D or strong splinter.
1M-3C/D art.M raise
3NT opening shows good 4M opening

General Bidding Style

5 card Majors (3rd and 4th can be 4),
Strong NT (14+ - 17 , common 5M,5-4,6m)
2 over 1 GF
2C over 1M can be short 2D/H is 5 cd suit
May respond with very weak hand
We overcall very light on 1 level.
We open very light with good suit or unbalanced hands.
Preemptive bids can be very light

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

We lead 2nd and 4th against suit.
We lead 2nd and 4th against NT ,King asks for unblock or count,Queen can be from KQ bad suit,
In the midlle of the hand we lead standard.

Defensive Signals

Standard signals
Signaling priority is attiude,count,suit preference.
We give suit preference in trump suit.
Lavinthal first discard.
Smith signal against NT