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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