LESSON 6.5: REBIDS BY OPENER WITH A STRONG HAND
AFTER A RESPONSE IN A NEW SUIT

a)

Dealer: South

South

A 8 7 3 2
A Q J 8
Q
A J 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

2
 

Pass
 

jump to 4 (19-21 TP   5+   4+ ) slam

Jump directly to game with a 19-21 TP and support for partner's suit; following a two-over-one response, the sequence is strongly inviting to slam

b)

Dealer: South

South

J
A K J 8 3
A Q J 6
A 9 4

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

1
 

Pass
 

jump to 3 (19-21 HCP   4/5+   4+ ) game

After a one-level response, a jump rebid by opener in a new suit

is forcing to game

c)

Dealer: South

South

A 8 6
A K Q 9 8 7
2
A Q 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

1
 

Pass
 

double jump to 4 (19-21 HCP   6/7+ ) game

After a one-level response, a double jump to game by opener in his original major shows 19-21 HCP and a very solid suit

d)

Dealer: South

South

A K Q J 8 6
A 8 7
2
A Q 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

2
 

Pass
 

double jump to 4 (19-21 HCP   6/7+ ) slam

After a first response in a new suit at the two level, a double jump to game by opener in his original major shows 19-21 HCP and a very solid suit; the sequence is strongly inviting to slam

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