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Checkback Stayman - A method similar to the New Minor Forcing convention for responder to determine if opener is holding a 4-card major or 3-cards in responders bid suit.  With an auction as:

1 Minor      -  1 Major;
1 Notrump - 2 Clubs
    (Checkback Stayman)

Opener's rebids are: (Note - some partners use other agreements)

Rebid

Meaning

2D

No 4-card major or 3-card support for responder's bid suit

2H/S

Showing a 4-card major, or 3-card support for responder's bid suit

Should opener deny support by bidding 2D, responder may still make a major suit rebid with a 6-card Suit showing either a weak or invitational hand ("slow shows" values):

Hand

Bidding

Weak

1C/D - 1H/S;
1N      - 2H/S

Invitational

1C/D  - 1S;
1N       - 2C;
2D       - 2S
...

Responder can also show weak or invitational hands with 5 Spades and 4 Hearts:

Hand Bidding
Weak

1C/D - 1S;
1N      - 2H

Invitational

1C/D - 1S;
1N      - 2C;
...

 

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