System Summary Form (SSF), 2023 Open USBC

Team: Rosenthal Last Updated Mar 23, 2023 at 22:25
Players: Eldad Ginossar - Chris Willenken

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

-2D opening is Flannery - (10)11-15 HCP with 4+ spades and longer hearts

-3NT opening is a good 4MA opening

-Multi Landi overcalls against 1NT opening:
2C - majors; 2D - 1 major; 2MA - MA+minor
DBL - penalty

General Bidding Style

-Favorable actions may be lighter
-1NT opening is 14+-17 NV and 14+-17 VUL
-We open most BAL 11 when NV
-Our favorable 3L opening in first seat may be very aggressive.
-Our preempts when VUL are sound
-NV we may respond a 1L opening with nothing

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

-3/5 against suit 4th or high against NT
-Rusinowin NT
-ATT switches in the middle of the hand (with a touch of 3/5 against suit contracts)

Defensive Signals

-Attitude is the primary signal
-More suit preference than count
-Reversed Smith in NT
-Standard remaining count