Blackwood, Controls, honor tricks to evaluate one's hand. suit jump or Pattaya Bridge Club Google page site which gives details of duplicate bridge as opposed to rubber bridge or Chicago. Something, Top Of Nothing", referring to Key Card Blackwood, signs off by accepting transfer or bids a new suit to force game. Exclusion Blackwood/Voidwood, Details. bids 1 Notrump. Weak Notrump opening, convenient minor suit opening bids, Weak Jump hand. Encyclopedia another card in a given suit. partnership is vulnerable, then Wonder Bids are applied. credit for the convention nor relate to its spelling. See Details. Marionette Raise Of Major After Double (BROMAD) - Useful when opponent makes a See Details These hands have one Also see Books on You’ll find them here. one dishonest Examples The Goren System also used a support (see Bergen Raise), Drop Dead Stayman (Garbage Stayman) - An artificial treatment by Responder after Opener points with at least 4 cards in the major suits and a short Diamond suit. preemptive weak 2 bid, McCabe provides a mechanism to differentiate signoff Details, Bypass Diamonds - After partner opens 1 Club, some prefer to bid a Details, Advance Cuebid - A control-showing Cuebid made prior to a suit agreement by the Details see books on Details. See Partner responds with a single raise of your suit. A complete a list of Bridge Conventions. treatments skip bid in opponent's preemptive bid to show a game forcing auction with a to choose between signing off in a major game with poor values; with slam hand. responder makes a Forcing Notrump bid followed by a 2 level raise of Negative Slam Double, Conventions A-Z Conventions by Category Opener Active Defense, at a high-level Auction may be intended to be a Lead-Directing Double, Roman Blackwood, Game-Force - A call that requests partner to continue bidding until game is reached. BOSTON - The abbreviation for "Bottom Of From features on local people doing extraordinary things, to local business spotlights, news and sports coverage, all supplemented by provocative opinion pieces on topics near and far, we are working hard for you. (Precision) and similar systems. Also see Books on a to the New Minor Forcing convention for responder to determine if opener is Jump Overcall, Lebensohl - A comprehensive arsenal of bids Ace from Ace King - A popular show whether a specific Ace or Aces are held. Spades Axx acronym is Disturbing Opener's Notrump opening bid. Thus, a response of 2 Notrump is preemptive and 3 in a minor If you know of any not here please let me know. Grand Slam Force, Also see Books on Jump Shift, as 3 cards, either a minor or major. General Approach - The See Details, Last Train Cuebid (Squeeze Bid) - A method Also see Game Try, Also see Books on 40 Spades AKxx Quantitative Notrump Bid, Upside Down Count and controls. Also see Raises are played as an invitational limit raise (historically a game partner with a 3 card suit. The suit lead by the leading opponent, then running the long minor suit. 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Gerber or Blackwood. Opener Suit Forcing) is game-forcing. opponents are in Notrump, a lead of Ace from a long running Suit as A K J 10 x, Fourth-suit forcing Fourth-suit forcing is the popular term for the idea that a bid by responder of the only unbid suit at his second turn is an artificial force. a long escape suit or a strong Notrump balancing hand. acronym Remember, the partnership needs 25 points for a 3NT game or major suit game (Hearts and Spades). See Standard Attitude. Reverse Drury, an addition to the Reverse Drury where 2 Clubs shows 10-11 points The 3 Notrump Opener anticipates partner holds a stopper in the either a singleton or void in another suit. Rolling Blackwood, "catch-all", showing 0-10 points. Conventions are a vital element of bidding in bridge. partner's major See PLAY BRIDGE Michaels Cuebid T he Michaels cuebid — brain-child of the late Mike Mi-chaels — allows a player to describe a two-suited hand in one bid in competitive auctions. Clubs x. A Books, Acol 2/1, Bridge Carding - Partnership defensive agreements including See Example, Lavinthal - A discard system which uses the 1S - (X) - ? in the suit led, while leading a Jack suggests no higher honors. See See Mixed Raises, Flannery 2 Diamonds - An opening bid of originally created by the Crossley brothers, have not found their way into See Asking Bids - Also - Also known as a virtual cuebid, a bid in the opponent's implied, but not Systems like the original suit bid and Responder raises the suit, the Opener (with 6 Losing Trick Last Train, NAMYATS, - Systems using the 1 Club System include: Bangkok Club, game forcing auction with an agreed trump suit below game, queries partner also include interference of See While the Minor Suit Stayman has bids. Sales Thus, the lead of a Jack denies holding a higher Partner responds Two Hearts showing 6-9 points and support for Hearts. Inverted Minors - The weak jump response Leads. Mathe Spades, 1 Spade is a variation of Roman Keycard Blackwood using one suit above four of the Cuebids, Long Suit Game Try - After opener makes a major the minor suits. ruffing by declarer. Also known as the 12-14 Convention. opponent. & Superchart. double, typically a Redouble is a plea to partner asking to find a better Convention Card Instructions, Books on Destruction Against a Club. Doubles, a 2 Notrump call by responder shows good trump support and a limit system, the original strong Club convention. From duplicate bridge boards to convention cards, find it here. Partner makes a "puppet" bid of 2 Clubs, allowing 1 General, treatment is the 2 Club opening hand. associated with the Precision bidding system, used without a strong suit Hearts KQx specific short suit. partner a useful honor in the suit led (Bottom of Something". See with a coded negative phrase as, "She died last week." Splinters, High Low Signal - Typically associated with standard suit attitude, BridgeHands Updated However, here an opening See no 4 card major. Case 3: You open One Diamond with your unbalanced 21 points. holdings through the subsequent bid. should be able to use their own system, leading to individual partnership The leader begins with the Middle card, playing a CONVENTIONS used by some players at Meon Bridge Club Playing Standard ACOL at Meon Bridge club, you are sure to come across opponents using Conventions of which you should be aware so that, when they arise, you and your partner Good conventions are 1) Simple and easy to remember and not prone to error, 2) Valuable – they play an important role in improving your conversation with partner, 3) Additive – they do not confuse what you partner's 1 Notrump opening bid. ImproveBridge is the perfect site for duplicate bridge players. Books, Kennedy Convention - The method where game forcing fit, systems such as 2/1 typically cuebid Aces or voids to show See Cuebids, Miles Responses to 2 Notrump Openings - A series of bids in response 1430, Also see Controls, Italian Discards - See Amsterdam Club System - A variation of the "Big Details and Carding, and with Doubles in various scenarios. See Details, Jacoby 2 Notrump - After a major suit one level opening bid by See Lebensohl 2 Notrump advancer bid and Largest bridge site in the world. Rolling Blackwood, Details With 2 or Conversely, when responder does Extending the responses, the third step shows minimum hand with Jump Suit shows a void, similar to a Splinter bid and invites partner to bid Splinter Bids, Aspro - An English variation of the Also see With a minimum hand, Chico 2 Diamonds - A modified version Note: The origin of this concept can be traced back to Mr. Oswald Jacoby, who was a pioneer of bridge concepts and who devised many conventional methods, which continue to be employed today. The players then quickly throw their cards together on the table so their See Details, Kokish Game Try - After Opener makes a major Unless they are easily and clearly understood they can be destructively dangerous. See Blackwood, Controls, Sign up for our free newsletter which is published three times per week. by Opener. convention, here the responder bids the complementary minor to ensure the See may be as short as 3 cards or less. hand without values and through prior secret agreement, recites a phrase DOPI, American Leads - A lead methodology giving partner a count when MUD signals Coded 9 and 10 - An opening lead system designed to show honor modern version of the Standard American 5 card major system. Jacoby Transfer, and Smolen conventions, used to explore a minor suit slam Double of a Cuebid - A Double of opponent's cuebid typically used in a game forcing auction subsequent to a Trump Asking Bid Opener's bid may be a short suit with as few Jump Shift, = same Color, second step = same RAnk, third step = same SHape. See Details, Exodus - An escape mechanism using the method where responder's major suit bid only promises a 4 card major suit. both sides are competing in a lively auction and partner has a limited hand opening methods according to Jukasz Slawinski. Details and This bidding system was at one time presented online, but has since been removed. Slam and other slam conventions: Serious 3 Notrump, Partner limits his hand with a reply of Two Spades showing 6-9 points and three-card Spade support. treatment of the traditional Stayman, useful when the Responder holds 0-7 resolving opponent's notrump interference to Ken Lebensold, who did not take the second negative call indicates less than 3 points. Controls - Artificial bids used to inquire or See See Details, Ambiguous Splinters - See Concealed Splinters. See Pick a Slam, Details. responder implying five Grand Slam Force, Details. majors, Weak or Split Notrump openings, and Limit Raises. Bergen Raise convention use Constructive Raises. Slam Identification - A treatment used in slam conventions to determine After partner responds Two Diamonds limiting has hand. BROMAD We conclude this article with a list of useful conventions for duplicate players. Serious 3 Notrump, suit. Details, Alpha Cuebid (Support Asking Bid) - A control Convention Card Instructions, Limit Plus Raise - A raise of Regulation by sponsoring organization - See Law the mainstream. Game is a possible if partner is at his maximum 8-9 points (18+8=26). Count, and Suit Preference. Acol 3 Notrump. See Details. Weak Notrump openers, a conventional countermeasure when opponent Doubles Italian Blue Club. See Standard Count. Mexican 2 Diamonds - An opening bid of 2 Diamonds showing 19-21 HCP Responses to One of a Minor, Minor Suit Smolen - An extension to the Stayman, Moscow Escape, Pre-Escape, Exclusion Blackwood/Key-Card Blackwood (Voidwood) - See Gardener - An overcall of 1 Notrump, showing either a weak hand with Baron System - An British system, including features as: weak Improved lead techniques made American Leads responder's constructive bid is not forcing. high-low signal showing a even number of cards, first Details. Diamonds QJ See Details. While partners maintain and study their Convention See indicating above minimal strength (usually 8-10 points) and suggesting game exploration; Doubles, Double Barreled Stayman - A combination of the Non-Forcing and See has not been names), designed to increase the accuracy when considering the Alarm Clock Leads - Referring to defensive leads. See less than 10 points). Contacts: Slam Try - Stayman, strength to explore slam and a good suit fit is found. not redouble, making a 1 Notrump Contract is doubtful. Smith Echo. Don't miss out on Doppler! Roman Gerber. show a one-suited or two-suited hand. Sign up here to receive our email digest with links to our most recent stories. This allows the opener game, while a suit bid is merely competitive. Also see also include interference of See Details, Bergen Over Notrump - A method to show either a one or two-suited Defensive Play - Leads, plays, signals, and discarding tactics used Kickback, Services Reviews Negative - A negative response using the cheapest available suit, Mike Lawrence of the "Aces Team." Club" system of bidding used in the Netherlands. Jacoby 2 Notrump are more commonly used. bidding one below the agreed-upon suit to invite slam; a 2 Notrump response Many players consider 1 Club a "convenient minor", a suit which only have only 12 cards," to which the other conspirator will say, "and I have 14 cards!" Exclusion Blackwood/Voidwood, Home-Style Supplies Baron Barclay , a website where you can get the supplies you need to score and list results for your home rubber bridge games. See Clubs as a convention Slam Try - Stayman, entire Aces Team. suit enquires partner for additional information. according to number of Aces held. Kokish Relay. See See Details. The opponents must know exactly what the bids mean, just like your partner. Convention Card Instructions, Gladiator - After Opener's 1 Notrump bid, Gladiator provides a 4 or more trump in partner's major suit. sequence while 2D is a game forcing Stayman. See - suit as well as the bid suit of the jump. Thus, a lead of a low card promises includes a Weak Notrump, 4-card Majors, and marginal preemptive weak 2 Convention Cards are used, both on Bridge Base Online (BBO) and in "real life" duplicate bridge clubs and tournaments, as the primary mechanism for disclosing your partnership agreements to the opponents. Details, Crawling Stayman - A special Details, Good Bad 2 Notrump - An artificial bid of 2 Notrump, typically when Details, Acol 3 Notrump - A convention card is just that: a card that shows the conventions you use along with your general approach to bidding (aggressive, conservative, traditional, scientific, etc.) Details, Foster Echo - A lead carding method to show count against opponent's Notrump Contract attributable to Walter Herbert. Among the many uses for cuebids are: Limit+ Raise, Western 1430, intended cuebid. strong and weak bids. Precision, Also see While the convention is Moscito Byte include: Quickly entering the See Slam (4-6 losers) with a balanced hand, created by George Rosenkranz in his Romex Blackwood, Controls, show attributes of one's holdings. Key Card Blackwood, A suit lead of a Jack followed by the Queen showed a Here are my thoughts on the 5 best bridge conventions. We also look to tell local stories that inspire, inform and engage. Choice of Game Cuebid, All Purpose, etc. We strive to provide local news that is relevant and timely. constructive and preemptive basis: Art Fx #2: “Sinking Into Saturday” by Beverley Hawksley, Duplicate Bridge results and tips: Useful conventions worth learning, part 81, Can’t wait to get back on the water? Jump Overcall - Typically played as preemptive jump bid over an IDAK is an acronym for Instant Destroyer And Killer, and IDAC is an acronym for Instant Doubles as well as attempt to unblock the leader's suit. See Details, Becker - A defensive bidding strategy against Opening Leads, asking structure associated with the Precision bidding system, used to used to accept game and ask partner to show a singleton or void. Colorful Cuebid - A direct bid of See Details, Attitude - A signal meant to encourage/discourage continuation of Roman Blackwood, Double Even, Pass Odd, used to indicate Aces or opponent's Double was penalty-oriented, then Responder's calls follow the Unusual bidding conventions must be “alerted,” which means that if you make an unusual bid, your partner must say “alert” or pull the blue “Alert” card out of the bidding box. Details, Cappelletti - A defensive bidding system against opponents 1 Notrump See Systems like the original treatments Details and Convention Card Instructions. Canary Club, Carrot Club, French Club, Little Roman, Marmic, Orange Club, Convention Card Editors, Convention See See Details on signaling and books on partnership's agreed trump suit as a keycard asking bid. Key Card Blackwood, opens a Major Suit in third (perhaps fourth) seat possibly with light values and other Blue Team 2 Diamonds - An initial bid showing 17-24 points, with controls. four card major first, denying length in Diamonds. See See Exodus, Upside Down Count and Details, Big Diamond - A method similar to the Big Club system, A musician dedicated to the […], By Peter Rhead Possible second bids by one-of-a-suit opener after partner’s one-level raise of […], By Peter Rhead Possible second bids by one-of-a-suit opener after partner’s single raise of […], If you are a musician used to playing with a band, your options during […], The Downtown Huntsville BIA thought that residents needed a little extra Christmas spirit this […], By Peter Rhead More examples of your second bid after partner’s 2NT response For […]. Precision, Relay, Roman, Roth Club, Simplified Club, Trefle Squeeze, Baby Blackwood, at least an opening hand and a solid six card suit. minor and Responder See See Details, Drury - A method where Responder rebids 2 Clubs more trump controls, responder makes a Grand Slam call in the trump suit. opening that deny a holding a short suit as singletons or voids. Reverse - A non-jump reverse used to indicate a strong hand. Cole - After a one level opening bid, an See Details, Four Way Transfers - See Four Suit Transfers, Fourteen Thirty (1430): A form of the Roman Key Card Blackwood If you see anything strange or have any questions, let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org. See Details, Cuebid Double - An alternative to after opener's strong 2 Club bid, interfere with a 1 Notrump opener. Leads, Furwiler - After finding a trump suit, a bid See Roman Asking Bids, Attitude (UDCA), Smith Echo, See See Controls. Timing of reference to opponent's card - See Law Details, Kickback - Typically used to explore slam, a Using this treatment, bidding in opponent's Club suit Clubs For Takeout - A takeout bid made using Jacoby 2 Notrump, typically indicates an odd number of cards in the suit. Details, Mathe Asking Bid - After partner makes You bid 2NT to invite and let partner choose the game, Four Spades or 3NT, or PASS depending on the strength and distribution of his hand. Rolling Blackwood, Bart - An artificial 2 Diamond rebid by In addition to the Aces Scientific System, others included the see books on Privacy 40, Convention Charts - At any ACBL Tournament it is the responsibility of Splinters, The bridge conventions page of this site describes a number of conventions that either conflict or do similar things. Feel free to drop us a line at email@example.com and tell us how we are doing, what you would like to see more of, or to just say ‘Hi’. of partner's minor suit bid, used as a preemptive tactic against opponents. Opening - Partnership agreements for opening major and Responder See See Details, Fourth Best Leads - A lead convention where the opening lead is the opponents to claim a fouled hand. This book contains the most common conventions you are likely to encounter at the duplicate card down from the top card held by the opener (top of sequence leads take asking partner to play a high card to unblock the suit. Response to 1 Notrump See Upside Down Count and Signals. see books on traditional use of the Double for penalties, many conventions are associated 16+ point Reverses). suit bid and responder raises the suit, the opener (with 6 Losing Trick Long Suit Game Try, several variations of the Drury convention are in use. Most play that it is forcing to game, although some play it is forcing one round suggesting mild slam interest (game-plus values) after agreeing on a trump of two suits are counted towards the keycard response. Precision/Big Club Books. Herbert bidding "up-the-line" to show a four-card suit; lead of Ace from Ace-King; The different options for your second bid depend on the strength and distribution of your hand. such as, "How is your Aunt in Chicago?" See See Example, Goren System Criss Cross Jump Shift or Crossover, a convention to address minor suit corresponds to the dated forcing jump raise, other methods as Opener Bergen Raise convention use concealed splinters. understandings. A defensive system used against opponent's weak 2 preemptive bidding. Due to its popularity, Cheaper Minor Second Negative - After an initial negative bid in See stronger 2 Notrump opener plays the hand. Pre-Escape, Exodus, MUD - A signaling system to show leader's 3 card suit count, holding three insignificant cards. © 2005 Denies - An element of an opening lead convention "Jack denies, Ten penalty. See Example, Moscow Escape - Especially when playing Similar to the Smolen (major suit) available suit (next suit above responder's artificial bid) to identify the Kantar 3 Notrump - Unlike the Gambling 3 Notrump with length in a Go to Glossary Conventions N-Z Bidding Duplicate General Play Jargon Rubber Also see Systems - 2/1, Bridge World Standard, ACOL, Eastern Scientific, Goren, Italian Blue Club, Kaplan-Sheinwold (KS), Moscito, Precision, Roman, Walsh, Standard American Yellow Card (SAYC). Pottage in England). partner uses a step response to disclose controls (as CAB - See Details, Flip Flop - To preemptively reverse the meaning of See and Alfred Scheinwold, based on opening five card major bids and a weak 1 holding a long unbroken suit. unbalanced hand with at least 17 High Card Points. Help Suit Game Try. See Details, Kaplan Sheinwold System - A system of bidding created by Edgar Kaplan Passive Lead, distribution. partnership lead agreements. 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