ALL ABOUT SLAM
Only summaries are included below - see book for details
© 2001 - Marty Bergen
The Meek Shall Inherit...
There is nothing wrong with the weaker hand taking over and
Greed is a Terrible Thing
you have found a fit, strive to play slam in a suit, rather than
in 6NT (even at duplicate scoring).
Whatís Your Hurry?
should NOT be your first bid when partner has opened one of a
Itís Now or Never
partner opens 2,
and you have a good club suit and a decent hand, respond 3
Help Me, Partner
you know you belong in slam, but do not know where to play, jump
to 5NT to ask partner for help.
Out of Control
Avoid Blackwood unless you have controls in all of the unbid
The Great Debate
Donít just close your eyes and bid Blackwood ó give cuebidding a
Not Tonight, Dear
an opponent opens the bidding at the one level, you do not have
Passed Hand Bidding 75