System Summary Form (SSF), 2022 JLall Online Teams #7

Team: Vance Last Updated Aug 29, 2022 at 22:21
Players: Jessica Lai - Dmitri Shabes

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

1NT overcall: 4 major and 5+ minor, one suit is known, 8-17

General Bidding Style

Relatively vanilla 2/1
15-17 NT
usually 5-card majors
can be light/lead-directional in 3rd seat
more aggressive with good suits, texture, and/or fit
in slam try auctions, bid 1st or 2nd round controls up the line and utilize non-serious 3NT

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

4th or 2nd from bad holding against NT
3rd/5th against suits
rusinow honor leads but not in partner's bid suit or implied 5+ suit
K is power card against NT
middle of hand tend to be attitude leads

Defensive Signals

UDCA with 3 exceptions at trick one
generally attitude then UD present count then suit preference
against NT opening leader echoes if he liked the opening lead and partner echoes if he didn't like the opening lead
optional trump suit preference versus suits