2C OPENER'S REBID AFTER A NEGATIVE 2D RESPONSE

Pass after doubleShows a non-horrible four-card suit, willing to play in the doubled conventional bid if partner has trumps too.
RedoubleTo play, good five-card suit, but partner's allowed to take it out if unsuitable.
2H, 2S, 3C, 3Dnatural, five-card suit
Jump suit bidsolid suit suitable for grand slam opposite a void
Double jump suit bidExclusion Blackwood
2NT23-24 balanced, continuations as per an opening 2NT
3NT25-26 balanced
4NT27-29 balanced
5NT30-32 balanced
6NT33-36 balanced

FINN AND DAVID'S DEFENCE TO AN OPENING STRONG 2C + 2D RESPONSE

  • All such bids are to be assumed to be weak and pre-emptive, so a reply from partner is non-forcing.

  • Doublethe majors
    Suit (any level)Natural
    minimum club bidclubs and a major
    minimum diamond biddiamonds and a major
    No-trumps (any level)the minors
    Jump to 3NTto play, with a long minor
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