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  New 5 Majors

New 5 Majors

Opening bids on 1 Level

Opening

 bid

Points

Min.

length

Conditions

1

11-19*

2

No 5 Major  Can be hand with 2344Opening 1 have to be alerted by Partner

1

11-19*

4

No 5 Major min.4

1

11-19*

5

If you have 5 and 5 open 1 than jump to 3 or bid twice depends on Opps bidding

1

11-19*

5

If you have 5 and 5open 1 than jump to 3or bid twice depends on Opps bidding

1nt

15-17

No 5/no singl

can be 5/(5332 hand) You must have 1A+ if you havenít open in Minor

Have to be alerted by saying 15-17 points

*Could be light Opening at any seat: Rule of 19  even with 8-10 HP

Strong Openings

2

any points

any

any suit

You must have 20+HP with balanced hand or 5 or less losers with unbalanced hand and min. 2 first round controls

Have to be alerted as 5 loser hand





2nt

5-10HP

(5,5)+

/

Have to be alerted as Minors

2 Weak Openings

2

3-10HP

6+

  Have to be alerted by Partner as Weak

2/♠

3-10HP

6+

  Have to be alerted by Partner as Weak

Preemptive Intermediate Openings

       3

17+HP

3 suiter

5 loser hand (4441)or (5440) where 5 card suit is Minor  Have to be alerted  as 3 suiter

  3

5-10HP

  6+4♠           Have to be alerted  as Weak 6+4

                  
3 
5-10HP 4+6 Have to be alerted  as Weak 4+6



3 5-10HP (55)+ Have to be alerted  as Weak (55)+