Bridge Corner – Lesson 4 (Consolidation work lessons 1 – 3)

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Lesson 4 – Revision of the Bidding System so far.

 

  1. Opening 1 of a suit – 3 facts: –

 

 

  1. Opening 1NT – 4 facts: –

 

 

 

  1. Responses to 1NT: –

2C

 

 

2D

 

2H

 

2S

 

2NT

 

3NT

 

 

  1. Responding to a suit opening:-

Minimum pts. required: –

At the 1 level

 

At the 2 level

 

5 Supporting partners suit – pts. required and no. cards

 

at the 2 level

 

at the 3 level

 

at the 4 level

 

  1. When assessing a hand’s strength what else should be considered?

Bidding Sequences

 

  1. Opening Hand                                  Bidding sequence                          Final Contract

 

 

xx AxxxxKQx Axx

 

Responder Hand
Qxxx Jx Axxx KJx

 

  1. Opening Hand

 

Axx KQx AJxx Qxx

 

Responder Hand

 

Qxxx xxx Kxx Kxx

 

3 Opening Hand

Qx AJxxx KQxxx x

 

Responder Hand

 

AJx Kxx xx AQxxx

  1. Opening Hand

 

 

Kxxx AKxx Qxx Jx

 

Responder Hand

 

QJxx Jxxx Kx Kxx

 

 

  1. Opening Hand

 

Jxx KQx Axxx QJx

 

Responder Hand

 

Qxxxx xxx Jx xxx

 

6.Opening Hand Bidding Sequence Final Contract

 

QJx Axx Ax AQxxx

 

Responder Hand

 

Xxx Qxx KJxxx Jx

 

 

  1. Opening Hand

 

QJxx AJx Kx Qxxx

 

Responder Hand

 

x xxx AJxxxx Jxx

 

 

  1. Opening Hand

 

KJx Axx Kxx QJxx

 

Responder Hand

 

Qx KQxxx Axx(D)Kxx

 

9 Opening Hand

 

KJxxx Ax xx KQJx

 

Responder Hand

 

Ax KJxx KJxxx Ax

 

 

10 Opening Hand

 

KQxxx Qx Axx KJx

 

Responder Hand

 

Axxx KJxx KQxx x