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Advanced Bridge Bidding for the 21st Century: An Up-To-Date Presentation of the Two-Over-One Game Forcing Bidding System Used by the Top Players in the World, Including Upgrades and Refinements.,9781587761256

Advanced Bridge Bidding for the 21st Century: An Up-To-Date Presentation of the Two-Over-One Game Forcing Bidding System Used by the Top Players in the World, Including Upgrades and Refinements.

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9781587761256

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1587761254
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Pub. Date:
4/1/2002
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Netsource Dist Services
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Table of Contents

Introduction viii
Foreword xvi
Hand Evaluation
1(9)
Shifting Evaluation
2(5)
Simon Says
7(3)
Opener Bids to Describe
10(14)
Hands With Both Minor Suits
10(2)
Hands With a Six Card Major and a Four Card Suit
12(2)
Other Problem Rebids
14(1)
Opener Jump Rebids a Minor Suit at the Four Level
15(2)
Opener Jump Rebids Three Notrump
17(3)
Opening and Rebid Exercises
20(2)
Answers
22(2)
Is It Forcing?
24(14)
Fourth Suit Forcing
24(1)
Jumps in Previously Bid Suits
25(1)
Repeats of the Fourth Suit
26(1)
Jumps in the Fourth Suit
26(1)
Removal of Invitational Calls
27(2)
Auctions After Opener Bids and Rebids Clubs
29(1)
A Modern Alternative
30(1)
The X-Y-Z Convention
30(5)
Fred Hamilton
Forcing-Invitational-Non-forcing Auction Exercises
35(2)
Answers
37(1)
Responder's Two Over One is Forcing to Game
38(7)
Two Over One Responses in Contested Auctions
40(1)
The Walsh Negative Double
40(3)
Two Over One Auction Exercises
43(1)
Answers
44(1)
Responder's Forcing Notrump
45(19)
More About the Forcing Notrump
45(1)
The Bart Convention
46(4)
Mike Passell
Transfers After the Raise of the Forcing Notrump
50(3)
The Meckstroth Adjunct to the Forcing Notrump
53(5)
Jeff Meckstroth
The One Notrump Response by a Passed Hand
58(2)
Forcing Notrump Exercises
60(3)
Answers
63(1)
Rebids by Responder
64(18)
Walsh Responses
64(4)
The False Preference
68(6)
Preemptive Jump Shift Responses
74(3)
Responder's Rebid Exercises
77(3)
Answers
80(2)
After Opener Bids Notrump
82(30)
Modified Two Way Stayman After a One Notrump Rebid
82(7)
Grant Baze
Auctions After Opener Has Jump Rebid Two Notrump
89(1)
The Wolff Signoff
89(2)
Major Suit Checkbacks
91(3)
Upgraded Responses to One Notrump
94(1)
Smolen Transfers
94(1)
Minor Suit Stayman
95(3)
The Two Notrump Relay
98(2)
Responding to Two Notrump
100(2)
Puppet Stayman
102(3)
Gerber
105(1)
Notrump Response Exercises
106(4)
Answers
110(2)
Raising Partner's Suit
112(42)
Inverted Minor Raises
112(1)
The Preemptive Raise
113(1)
The Single Raise
114(2)
Responder's Obligations
116(2)
Major Suit Raises
118(1)
Constructive Major Raises
118(3)
Bergen Raises
121(1)
The Jacoby Two Notrump
122(1)
Concealed Splinters
123(2)
Strong Raises
125(1)
Bergen Raises---Summary
126(1)
Two Way Reverse Drury
127(1)
Game Tries After Drury
128(2)
Hardy Raises
130(1)
The Single Raise
131(1)
The Raise to Game
132(1)
The Limit Raise
133(4)
The Game Forcing Limit Raise
137(2)
The Jacoby Two Notrump
139(1)
The Over Jump Shift
140(1)
Inverted Trump Swiss
141(1)
Hardy Raises---Summary
142(2)
Game Tries
144(1)
Two Way Game Tries
145(1)
Kokish Game Tries
146(3)
Suit Raise Exercises
149(3)
Answers
152(2)
High Level Opening Bids
154(31)
Opening Bids of Three Notrump
154(1)
The Gambling Three Notrump Opening Bid
154(3)
The Acol Three Notrump Opening Bid
157(1)
The Namyats Three Notrump Opening Bid
158(2)
The Namyats Convention
160(3)
Responses to Weak Two Bids
163(9)
Modern Responses to the Opening Bid of Two Clubs
172(8)
High Level Opening Bid Exercises
180(3)
Answers
183(2)
Intruding When They have Opened the Bidding
185(36)
Definitions
185(1)
The Hand That Nobody Can Bid
186(3)
Balancing When the Opponents Have Stopped at One Notrump
189(2)
More About Takeout Doubles
191(3)
Responsive Doubles
194(3)
The Snapdragon Double
197(1)
Honor Redoubles
198(2)
Cue Bids
200(3)
Intruding After an Opening Bid of One Notrump
203(1)
Landy
203(1)
Cappelletti/Hamilton/Helms
204(1)
Hello
204(3)
Defending Against the Artificial Forcing Opening of One Club
207(7)
Intruder's Exercises
214(3)
Answers
217(4)
When they Intrude
221(40)
The Law of Total Tricks
222(12)
Marty Bergen
Lebensohl
234(1)
Lebensohl After Interference Over an Opening One Notrump Bid
235(5)
The McCabe Adjunct
240(2)
Lebensohl After the Double of a Weak Two Bid
242(2)
The Good-Bad Two Notrump
244(1)
The Support Double and Redouble
245(1)
The Maximal Overcall Double
246(2)
The Responsive Double Facing a Negative Double
248(1)
The Exclusion Double
249(2)
Flip-Flop
251(1)
Hardy Raises After Interference
252(3)
Exercises to Combat Intrusion
255(4)
Answers
259(2)
Slam Bidding
261(27)
Control Responses to the Opening Bid of Two Clubs
261(1)
The Serious Three Notrump Slam Try
262(4)
Eddie Wold
Roman Gerber
266(2)
Roman Key Card Blackwood
268(4)
Kickback
272(1)
Using Four of the Agreed Minor as RKC
272(2)
Showing Voids in Response to RKC
274(1)
Combating Interference in RKC Auctions
275(1)
Exclusion RKC
275(1)
Slam Tries After Stayman Finds a Fit
275(2)
Walsh Relays
277(3)
A Refinement for the Grand Slam Force
280(1)
Walsh Asking Bids
281(4)
Slam Bidding Exercises
285(2)
Answers
287(1)
FINAL EXERCISES 288(31)
Answers
306(13)
Index 319


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