LESSON 18.5: REBIDS AFTER A TAKEOUT DOUBLE

a)

Dealer: West

South

A K J 9
K J 9 7
8 5
A 7 5

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

2 (16-18 TP   4+ ) inviting

After partner's minimum response to your takeout double, a single raise requires a 16-18 TP supportive hand

b)

Dealer: West

South

A K J 9
K J 9 7
8 5
A K 5

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

jump to 3 (19-21 TP   4+ ) inviting

After partner's minimum response to your takeout double, a jump raise requires a 19-21 TP supportive hand

c)

Dealer: West

South

A K Q 9
K Q 9 7
8 5
A K 5

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

double jump to 4 (22+ TP   4+ ) slam

After partner's minimum response to your takeout double, a jump raise to game requires a 22+ TP supportive hand

d)

Dealer: West

South

K Q 9 7
Q 9 8
8
A K Q 10 5

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

2 (16-18 HCP   5/6+ ) inviting

After partner's minimum response to your takeout double, a bid in a new suit requires 16-18 HCP and a solid five-card or more suit

e)

Dealer: West

South

K Q 9 7
A 9
8
A K Q 10 8 5

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

jump to 3 (19-21 HCP   6/7+ ) 1 round

After partner's minimum response to your takeout double, a jump in a new suit requires 19-21 HCP and a solid six to seven-card suit

f)

Dealer: West

South

A K J 9
A K 9
A 5
K Q 10

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

2 (22+ HCP) game

After partner's minimum response to your takeout double, a cuebid in the opponents' suit requires 22+ HCP

g)

Dealer: West

South

Q J 9 8
A K J 9
8 5
Q J 10

South

West

North

East

 
Double
?

1
Pass
 

Pass
1
 

Pass
Pass
 

Pass (13-15 HCP)

Even with a strong support for partner's suit, South must pass with his minimum hand because responder has shown a weak 0-8 TP holding

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