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Three Notrump Response - In addition to the standard agreement showing 13 -15 High Card Points and a balanced hand with useful stoppers in the side suits, some play conventional responses:
 
Convention

Meaning

Strong

16 - 18 points and a 4-3-3-3 distribution

Ingberman

After opener's strong reverse bid (second bid at the 2 level is in a higher ranking suit than the rank of the first 1 level bid, as 1D - 1H; 2S), responder's 3N call promises a stopper in the fourth suit.

Distributional

13 - 15 points and implying a singleton in an unspecified suit, when partner opened in a major suit.

Long or Strong

A forcing bid, where responder holds either an extra long or strong hand, providing further details in follow-up bids.

Baby Blackwood

An Ace asking bid, inquiring about opener's controls as a "mini Slam" bid

Preemptive Game

In lieu of using a direct jump to 4 of opener's major suit to signoff in game, using 3NT to show a hand with long trump and shortage in a side suit as well as minimal defensive values.

 

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