LESSON 6.7: REBIDS BY OPENER WITH A BALANCED HAND
AFTER A LIMITED 1NT RESPONSE

a)

Dealer: South

South

A J 10 8 6
Q J 7
A J 3
A 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

1NT
 

Pass
 

2NT (16-18 HCP   balanced hand) inviting

Invite to game with a balanced 16-18 HCP over partner's limited 1NT response

b)

Dealer: South

South

A J 10 8 6
Q J 7
A K 3
A 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

1NT
 

Pass
 

jump to 3NT (19-21 HCP   balanced hand) closing

Bid game with a balanced 19-21 HCP over partner's limited 1NT response

c)

Dealer: South

South

A J 10 8 6
Q J 7
A J 3
A 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

2NT
 

Pass
 

3NT (13-17 HCP   balanced hand) closing

Close the auction in 3NT with a balanced 13-17 HCP over partner's jump response to 2NT (showing 13-15 HCP)

d)

Dealer: South

South

A Q 10 8 6
A Q 7
K 9
A 9

South

West

North

East

1
?

Pass
 

2NT
 

Pass
 

jump to 4NT (18-19 HCP   balanced hand) inviting

Invite to slam by jumping to 4NT with a balanced 18-19 HCP over partner's jump response to 2NT (showing 13-15 HCP); jump to 6NT with 20-21 HCP



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