System Summary Form (SSF), 2023 Senior USBC

Team: Reynolds Last Updated Mar 22, 2023 at 20:52
Players: Tom Reynolds - Lance Kerr

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Bids that Require Advance Preparation

Precision 1C all 15+HCP hands, 1st and 2nd

Symmetric relay responses after 1C and 1C-1D (0-9)-1H (18+)

1D (11-14) is unbalanced. 1D-1M-1N (likely singleton)

General Bidding Style

1NT is 12-14 HCP 1st, 2nd, 15-17 3rd, 4th

1D will contain 5m or be 4-4-4-1 without a diamond singleton.

Do not open most balanced (4-3-3-3, 4-4-3-2, some 5-3-3-2, and some 5-4-2-2) 11HCP with no M hands.

Will open 5-3-3-2 M hands and possibly lighter M hands.

Transfer responses after interference after a 1C, 1D opening and after 1M-X.

Opening Leads AND Leads in the Middle of the Hand

3, 5 vs suits, 4th vs NT

10 shows 1 higher than J or short, 9 from 109,9 from 98, 87 or short.

K is power vs NT

Defensive Signals

UCDA, Attitude then count or suit preference, do NOT always signal length..