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Bluhmer - A jump bid or other call suggesting partner consider bidding Slam, indicated by denying strength in partner's short suit.
 
  K Q J x

A J 10 x x
A K x x
 



 

  
  A x
x x x x
K Q
J 10 9 x x
 


 
  N S
  --- ---
  1D 1H
  1S 1N
  2C 3H!

North's bidding shows a 3-suited hand.  South's 3H artificial bid is a "Bluhmer", promising partner a great fit in the last-bid suit (Clubs here) and no wasted value in responder's first bid suit (Hearts).  Certainly after South's 1 Notrump response, a belated jump to 3H cannot show a Heart suit.

 


 

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