LESSON 5.3: JUMP SHIFT RESPONSES WITH TRUMP SUPPORT

a)

Dealer: South

North

K Q 10 8 6
A 8 7 6
K Q 2
A

South

West

North

East

1

Pass

?

 

jump to 2 followed with a single raise in hearts

(19+ TP   5=   4+ ) slam

With a strong supportive hand (four or more trumps) and a good five-card suit, responder first jumps in his long suit to show his strength and then follows with a single raise of opener's major

b)

Dealer: South

North

A K 10 8 6
K 10 7 6
K Q 2
A

South

West

North

East

1

Pass

?

 

jump to 2 followed with a jump raise in hearts

(19+ TP   5+   4+ ) slam

With a strong supportive hand (four or more trumps) and a good five-card suit, responder first jumps in his long suit to show his strength and then follows with a jump raise of opener's major (with a solid trump support and first-round control of his first suit)

c)

Dealer: South

North

6
A K Q 7 6
Q 6
A K 9 7 2

South

West

North

East

1

Pass

?

 

jump to 2 followed with a single raise in clubs

(19+ TP   5+   4/5+ ) slam

With a strong supportive hand for opener's minor (five or more trumps) and a good five-card suit, responder first jumps in his long suit to show his strength and then follows with a single raise of opener's minor

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