Text Box: HOME
ANNOUNCING AND ALERTING SUMMARY
Opening Description Announce Alert No
Bid       Action
Text Box: "12 to 14" (or appropriate range)
and, if relevant,
"may contain a singleton"
1 Could be on fewer than 3 cards      
and Could be as few as 3 cards    
1 Other (Strong, artificial)    
         
         
1 NT Balanced      
         
 
 
     
2 Strong, Acol, Benji Acol etc         
Precision      
 
 
     
  Weak with Diamonds      
2 Strong with Diamonds      
 
  Other ( Benji, Multi, etc)    
  Weak with Hearts/Spades
"Weak"
   
2/ Strong with Hearts/Spades "Strong, forcing" or    
"Strong non-forcing"
  Other (Lucas, Flannery, etc)    
         
RESPONSES TO 1NT
   
Text Box: "Stayman"
Text Box: √
 
   
1NT - 2 Simple Stayman      
(promissary or not)
1NT - 2♣ - 2♦ Denies 4 card major
Text Box: "Hearts"
Text Box: "Spades"
 
 
1NT - 2♦ Transfer   Text Box: √
 
 
1NT - 2♦ - 2♥ Completion of transfer    
1NT - 2♥ Transfer     Text Box: √
 
1NT - 2♥ - 2♠ Completion of transfer    
         
BIDS ABOVE 3 NT
   
 
   
Bids above Artificial opening bids    
3 NT Other bids    
Action over Opponent's calls
Opponents Meaning of their call If your Double is…. Alert No
Call… Action
 
 
     
  Natural    
A suit at any    
level Does not show the suit (i.e    
  conventional or not natural    
 
 
     
A suit at any Prepared, Phoney, Short or    
opening nebulous 1 or 1opening    
No trumps at Natural or conventional    
any level    
Opponents Meaning of their call If your Redouble is…. Alert No
Call… Action
Double Any meaning    
   
Opponents Meaning of their call Other actions Alert No
Call… Action
Above 3NT Any meaning    
   
   
   
   
   
   
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