Bidding Tip #1

Bidding Tip #1

After partner opens the bidding and the next hand overcalls 1NT to15-18:

  1. Double from you is penalty (9 or more HCP)
  2. Bidding a suit denies the strength to double

You hold: 10x KJxx AJxxx J10

North  East 

South (you) 

1 1NT ?

What is your bid ?

Double. You have them outgunned. You should be able to defeat 1NT easily

If you bid 2, you are showing fewer than 9 HCP with at least five diamonds, usually six

Posted: Fri 26 Jun 2015