OPENER'S REBID AFTER PUDDING RAISE OF MAJOR

4 of bid suitto play
New suit below agreed trump suitcue-bid
New suit above agreed trump suitExclusion Blackwood
5 of bid suitQuantitative, inviting slam in trumps
4NTQuantitative, inviting slam in no-trumps. A hand that wants to bid RKCB should start with a cue-bid (even if they have to make one up) and then say 4NT on the following round.
Jump shift to Blackwood LevelExclusion Blackwood
5NTQuantitative, inviting grand slam in no-trumps
Jump shift to Grand-Hunting LevelComplete two-suiter. If the partnership had previously bid more than one suit and so there's ambiguity about which suits are being promised, then the other one is the first-bid suit of the player who just jumped.
Any slamNo systemic agreement; the natural interpretation
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