OPENING BIDS - SUMMARY

 
  OPENING
BID
POINTS LENGTH
OF SUIT
ADDITIONAL
REQUIREMENTS
 
1 C
1 u
13 - 20
3+
3+
4/4 or 5/5 in Minors bid 1 u
3/3 in the Minors bid 1 C
open 1 u with a 4 4 3 2 hand
 
1 H
1
S
13 - 20
5+
5+
5/5 in Majors bid 1 S
 
1 N T
16-18 
HCP
  ballanced hand
no singletons or void
only 1 doubleton max 
 
2 C
21 +
  strong and artificial
4 losers or 9 winners with
      less than 21 points
 
  2 u
 2 H
2 S
6 -10 
HCP
6 cards
weak 2 bids
no outside 4 card major
2 honors in bid suit  / no voids
 
2 N T
21, 22
HCP
  ballanced hand
no singletons or void
only 1 doubleton max
 
3 C
3 u
3 H
3 S
less than 10 points
  7 cards pre-emptive bid
weak hand / long suit
2 honors in bid suit
 
3 N T
26, 27
HCP
  ballanced hand
no singletons or void
only 1 doubleton max
 
4 C
4 u
4 H
4 S
less than 10 points
  8 cards pre-emptive bid
weak hand / long suit
2 honors in bid suit
 
5 C
5 u
less than 10 points
  9 cards pre-emptive bid
weak hand / long suit
2 honors in bid suit

 
 

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