Only summaries are included below - see book for details
© 2001 - Marty Bergen
A Minor Fib
you are stuck for a bid, it is okay to lie about your length in
a minor suit.
Dance with Who Brung Ya
a choice between raising partner’s 1
opening bid to 2
or responding 1
— “support with support.”
Just Another Four - Card Minor
response to 1a
can be made with a four-card suit.
Do We Have a Future?
Answering “Yes, no or maybe” to “Do we have a game?” will often
help responder decide what to do.
Not Ready for a Commitment
responder’s major is raised to the two level, he should not jump
to game with only four trumps.
I’m Game for Anything
After your partnership has bid three suits, responder’s bid of
the fourth suit is an artificial game force.
Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too
your partnership has bid three suits at the one level,
responder’s jump is NOT forcing — it is invitational.
This Honor is No Stiff
partner promises a six-card suit, you can support him with a
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