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Conventions: The Western Cuebid by Roy Wilson

Source: www.acblunit559.com Long ago a cue bid of the opponent’s suit in a competitive auction was used to show a stopper, inviting partner to bid notrump. ...

Building a System : Weak Twos (Continued)

Source:  Bulletins Didnt read Part 1

Exclusion Roman Keycard Blackwood and other animals

Source:  "Exclusion" is normally defined as a jump to a non-trump suit above the keycard-ask. So, for example, if the auction goes 1--2--2--2--3--5, that would...

Sandwich NT/2NT, Hess Cue Bids, Takeout Doubles, and Overcalls

by Neil H. Timm for Bridge News In this article we show how the Sandwich NT/2NT, Hess Cue bids, Takeout Doubles and Overcalls may be...

Conventions: Jacoby 2NT

Source: ACBL      One of Oswald Jacoby’s best gifts to bridge was the idea of using 2NT as a conventional forcing raise in response to a...

Conventions: Baby Blackwood

Source: BridgeBum     Baby Blackwood is a 3NT ace-asking bid after a major-suit fit is found. It is just like Blackwood, except that it’s one level lower. Example...

Blackwood Convention

Source: ACBL Whole books have been written on the topicof ace-asking conventions, so the discussion of  Easley Blackwood’s concept in this column will be brief...

The Reverse Drury Convention

Source: BridgeBum Reverse Drury is a variation of the Drury convention. In keeping with the principle of fast arrival, it reverses the meanings of opener's 2and 2/ rebids. After...

Convention: Drury

Source:  Drury is a conventional 2 response by a passed hand after partner opens 1 or 1 in third or fourth seat. The 2 bid is artificial, showing a limit...

Defending a Conventional 3NT Opening By A. Gumperz

Source: Defending a Conventional 3NT Opening The gambling 3NT opening is a popular method in US Tournament bridge. An opening 3NT promises a solid 7-card minor...

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