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Delta Asking Bid - A control asking structure associated with "Big Club" (Precision) and similar systems.  The convention, typically used in a game forcing auction after the Big Club opener makes a jump bid response (bypassing other possible asking bids by responder), asks responder to cuebid Aces up the line.  Example:

  1C 1H/S/N/2C/2D
Positive Response
  Jump Suit
Delta Asking Bid

Delta Response

Delta responses include:

Responder's Bid

Meaning

Lowest suit

Possess Ace, may have additional Aces

Skip suit bid

Possess Ace, missing Ace/s in suits skipped

Notrump

No Aces in suits skipped

Cheapest level trump bid

No Aces

Also see Precision systems, Alpha Cuebid , Beta Cuebid, Trump Asking Bid, Control Asking Bid, Suit Asking Bid, Delta Asking Bid and Precision/Big Club Books

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