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Hosts Required

Hosts are required for Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Please see Richard Pocock or email richardpocock22@btinternet.com if you are able to host a Wednesday session.

Please see Mike Foss or email mikefoss1504@gmail.com if you are able to host a Thursday session.

Wednesday Bridge

Buckland Bridge Club are now running Wednesday afternoon bridge sessions in addition to the Thursday afternoon sessions.

Wednesday bridge sessions start at 2pm.  Thursday sessions start at 2.15pm.

All are welcome with £2.50 table money for both members and non-members.

 

 

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Announcements Table

ANNOUNCING AND ALERTING SUMMARY

Opening Bid

Description

Announce

Alert

No Action

1

and

1

Could be on fewer than 3 cards

"May be X" where X is 0, 1 or 2

Natural, 3 or more

Other (strong, artificial)

1NT

Balanced

"12 to 14" (or appropriate range)

and, if relevant, "may contain a singleton"

2

Strong, Acol, (Benji Acol, etc)

Precision

"Intermediate"

2

Weak with diamonds

"Weak"

Strong with diamonds

"Strong, forcing" or "Strong non-forcing"

Other (Benji, Multi, etc)

2/

Weak with hearts/ spades

"Weak"

Strong with hearts/ spades

"Strong, forcing" or "Strong non-forcing"

Other (Lucas, Flannery, etc)

2NT

Balanced

"20 to 22" (or appropriate range)

Responses to 1NT or 2NT openings

1NT - 2

2NT - 3

Simple Stayman (promissory or not) [Note: 5-card Stayman is alerted].

"Stayman"

1NT - 2 - 2

2NT - 3 - 3

Denies 4 card major

1NT - 2

2NT - 3

Transfer

"Hearts"

1NT - 2 - 2

2NT - 3 - 3

Completion of transfer

1NT - 2

2NT - 3

Transfer

"Spades"

1NT - 2 - 2

2NT - 3 - 3

Completion of transfer

Bids above 3NT

Bids above

3NT

artificial suit bids on 1st round of the auction (for this purpose the first round of the bidding is the opening bid and three subsequent calls)

Other bids