Goren KISS

Default principles
Offensive bidding
Bidding diagrams
Opening bids:
1 Longest suit, or better minor
1 Longest suit, or better minor, or 4-4 in minors
1 Five card + major
1 Five card + major
1NT 15-17 hcp, BAL
2 23-24 hcp BAL, or any GF hand
2 6-11 HCP, Qxxxxx or better, QJTxxx or better if vul
2 6-11 HCP, Qxxxxx or better, QJTxxx or better if vul
2 6-11 HCP, Qxxxxx or better, QJTxxx or better if vul
2NT 20-22 hcp BAL
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3NT 25-27 HCP, BAL
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit

  D      PENALTY


After bidding 1NT
  2      STAYMAN 8+ pts
  2    No four card major
   2   Weak, major two suiter
  2    May include 4
   2   8-9 pts,
   2NT   8-9 pts
   3   12+pts
   3   12+ pts
   3   8-9 pts
   3   SPL with 4s,
   3NT   10-14 pts (with 4, opener can correct to 4)
   4   SPL, 4+
   4   SPL with 4+s
   4   10-13 pts
  2    Denies 4s
   2NT   8-9 pts
   3   12+ pts
   3   12+ pts
   3   8-9 pts,
   3   8-9 pts
   3NT   10-14 pts
   4   10-13 pts

  2      0-7 pts

  2      0-7 pts

  2      0-7 pts

  2NT      8-9 pts BAL no 4 card Major

  3      2-7 pts

  3      12+

  3      10+ hcp
  3    MAX 3 card support
  3NT    No fit
  4    3+s, value in s
  4    3+, value in s
  4    MIN

  3      10+ hcp
  3NT    No fit
  4    3+ support, MAX
  4    3+ support, value
  4    3+ support, value
  4    MIN

  3NT      10-14 pts no 4 card major

  4      GERBER - ACE ask
  4    0 Aces
  4    1 ACE
  4    2 Aces
  4NT    3 Aces
  5    4 Aces

  4      9-13 pts

  4      9-13 pts

  4NT      15-16 pts BAL


After bidding 2NT
  3      Stayman, forcing

  3      10+, NATURAL

  3      NATURAL

  3      NATURAL

  3NT      4-10 pts, BAL


After bidding 3NT
  4      STAYMAN

  4      

  4      2-6 pts, NATURAL

  4      2-6 pts, NATURAL


After bidding 2
  2      negative or waiting
  2    
  2    
  2NT    23-24 hcp
  3    
  3    
  3NT    27-28 hcp bal

  2      8+ hcp

  2      8+ hcp

  2NT      8-10 hcp, BAL

  3      8+ hcp

  3      8+ hcp


After bidding 1
  1      6-16 pts, or 6+ with only 4s

  1      6-16 pts, or only 6+ pts with 4

  1NT      6-10 pts, BAL, no biddable 4 card Major
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+
  2    19+
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    19+
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal

  2      11-16 pts
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+ pts

  2      6-10 pts, Q-x-x-x support or better

  2      17+ hcp

  2      17+ hcp

  2NT      13-16 BAL

  3      13-16 points


After bidding 1
  1      6+ hcp

  1NT      6-10 hcp, BAL
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+ pts
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    19+ points
  3    19+ points
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal
  4    19+

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+ pts

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+

  2      6-10 points

  2      17+

  2NT      13-16 hcp, BAL

  3      17+ pts

  3      17+ pts

  3      13-16 pts

  3      Preemptive

  3NT      17-18 HCP BAL

  4      PREEMPTIVE

  4      Preemptive

  4      Preemptive


After bidding 1
  1NT      6-10 hcp, BAL
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    19+ points
  3    19+ points
  3    19+ points
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal
  4    19+

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+ pts

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+

  2      11-16 pts
  3    13-15 pts
  4    16-18 pts

  2      6-10

  2NT      13-16 hcp, BAL

  3      17+ pts

  3      17+ pts

  3      17+

  3      13-16

  3NT      17-18 HCP BAL

  4      PREEMPTIVE

  4      Preemptive

  4      Preemptive

  4      Preemptive


After bidding 2
  2      10-16 pts

  2      10-16 pts

  2NT      14+ Forcing

  3      10-16 pts

  3      10-15 pts

  3NT      16-19 pts bal


After bidding 1
  1      6-16 pts
  1    13-18
  1    13-18
  1NT    13-15 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+ forcing
  2    19+
  2NT    19-20 pts
  3    16-18 pts
  3    16-18 pts
  4    19+
  4    19-20 pts

  1      6-16 pts, or 6+ with only 4s
  1    13-18
  1NT    13-15 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+
  2    13-15
  2    19+
  2NT    19-20 pts
  3    16-18 pts
  3    16-18 ptss
  4    19+
  4    19+

  1      6-16 pts, or only 6+ pts with 4

  1NT      6-10 pts, BAL, no biddable 4 card Major
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+ pts
  2    19+ pts
  2    19+ pts
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal

  2      6-10 pts, Q-x-x-x support or better

  2      17+ hcp

  2      17+ hcp

  2      17+ hcp

  2NT      13-16 BAL

  3      13-16 points


After bidding 3
  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      

  4      

  4      


After bidding 3
  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3NT      

  4      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      

  4      

  4      


After bidding 3
  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3NT      

  4      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      

  4      


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1      NATURAL

  1      NATURAL

  1      NATURAL

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  2      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  2      STRONG JUMPSHIFT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1      NATURAL

  1      NATURAL

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      NATURAL

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  2      STRONG JUMPSHIFT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1      NATURAL

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2      STRONG JUMPSHIFT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT


After bidding (1NT)
  D      PENALTY

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

Disturbed bidding
Bidding diagrams
1 Longest suit, or better minor
1 Longest suit, or better minor, or 4-4 in minors
1 Five card + major
1 Five card + major
1NT 15-17 hcp, BAL
2 23-24 hcp BAL, or any GF hand
2 6-11 HCP, Qxxxxx or better, QJTxxx or better if vul
2 6-11 HCP, Qxxxxx or better, QJTxxx or better if vul
2 6-11 HCP, Qxxxxx or better, QJTxxx or better if vul
2NT 20-22 hcp BAL
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit (exception strong 6 card suit ok non-vul)
3NT 25-27 HCP, BAL
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit
4 5-9 HCP, 7+ suit

  D      PENALTY


After bidding 1NT
  2      STAYMAN 8+ pts
  2    No four card major
   2   Weak, major two suiter
  2    May include 4
   2   8-9 pts,
   2NT   8-9 pts
   3   12+pts
   3   12+ pts
   3   8-9 pts
   3   SPL with 4s,
   3NT   10-14 pts (with 4, opener can correct to 4)
   4   SPL, 4+
   4   SPL with 4+s
   4   10-13 pts
  2    Denies 4s
   2NT   8-9 pts
   3   12+ pts
   3   12+ pts
   3   8-9 pts,
   3   8-9 pts
   3NT   10-14 pts
   4   10-13 pts

  2      0-7 pts

  2      0-7 pts

  2      0-7 pts

  2NT      8-9 pts BAL no 4 card Major

  3      2-7 pts

  3      12+

  3      10+ hcp
  3    MAX 3 card support
  3NT    No fit
  4    3+s, value in s
  4    3+, value in s
  4    MIN

  3      10+ hcp
  3NT    No fit
  4    3+ support, MAX
  4    3+ support, value
  4    3+ support, value
  4    MIN

  3NT      10-14 pts no 4 card major

  4      GERBER - ACE ask
  4    0 Aces
  4    1 ACE
  4    2 Aces
  4NT    3 Aces
  5    4 Aces

  4      9-13 pts

  4      9-13 pts

  4NT      15-16 pts BAL


After bidding 2NT
  3      Stayman, forcing

  3      10+, NATURAL

  3      NATURAL

  3      NATURAL

  3NT      4-10 pts, BAL


After bidding 3NT
  4      STAYMAN

  4      

  4      2-6 pts, NATURAL

  4      2-6 pts, NATURAL


After bidding 2
  2      negative or waiting
  2    
  2    
  2NT    23-24 hcp
  3    
  3    
  3NT    27-28 hcp bal

  2      8+ hcp

  2      8+ hcp

  2NT      8-10 hcp, BAL

  3      8+ hcp

  3      8+ hcp


After bidding 1
  1      6-16 pts, or 6+ with only 4s

  1      6-16 pts, or only 6+ pts with 4

  1NT      6-10 pts, BAL, no biddable 4 card Major
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+
  2    19+
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    19+
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal

  2      11-16 pts
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+ pts

  2      6-10 pts, Q-x-x-x support or better

  2      17+ hcp

  2      17+ hcp

  2NT      13-16 BAL

  3      13-16 points


After bidding 1
  1      6+ hcp

  1NT      6-10 hcp, BAL
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+ pts
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    19+ points
  3    19+ points
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal
  4    19+

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+ pts

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+

  2      6-10 points

  2      17+

  2NT      13-16 hcp, BAL

  3      17+ pts

  3      17+ pts

  3      13-16 pts

  3      Preemptive

  3NT      17-18 HCP BAL

  4      PREEMPTIVE

  4      Preemptive

  4      Preemptive


After bidding 1
  1NT      6-10 hcp, BAL
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-18 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    19+ points
  3    19+ points
  3    19+ points
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal
  4    19+

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+ pts

  2      11-16 points
  2NT    13-18 bal
  3    13-18 pts
  3NT    19-20 bal
  4    19+

  2      11-16 pts
  3    13-15 pts
  4    16-18 pts

  2      6-10

  2NT      13-16 hcp, BAL

  3      17+ pts

  3      17+ pts

  3      17+

  3      13-16

  3NT      17-18 HCP BAL

  4      PREEMPTIVE

  4      Preemptive

  4      Preemptive

  4      Preemptive


After bidding 2
  2      10-16 pts

  2      10-16 pts

  2NT      14+ Forcing

  3      10-16 pts

  3      10-15 pts

  3NT      16-19 pts bal


After bidding 1
  1      6-16 pts
  1    13-18
  1    13-18
  1NT    13-15 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+ forcing
  2    19+
  2NT    19-20 pts
  3    16-18 pts
  3    16-18 pts
  4    19+
  4    19-20 pts

  1      6-16 pts, or 6+ with only 4s
  1    13-18
  1NT    13-15 pts
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+
  2    13-15
  2    19+
  2NT    19-20 pts
  3    16-18 pts
  3    16-18 ptss
  4    19+
  4    19+

  1      6-16 pts, or only 6+ pts with 4

  1NT      6-10 pts, BAL, no biddable 4 card Major
  Pass    13-15 BAL hand
  2    13-15 pts
  2    19+ pts
  2    19+ pts
  2    19+ pts
  2NT    16-18 bal
  3    16-18 pts
  3NT    19+ bal

  2      6-10 pts, Q-x-x-x support or better

  2      17+ hcp

  2      17+ hcp

  2      17+ hcp

  2NT      13-16 BAL

  3      13-16 points


After bidding 3
  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      

  4      

  4      


After bidding 3
  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3NT      

  4      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      

  4      

  4      


After bidding 3
  3      6+ Suit, forcing

  3NT      

  4      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      6+ Suit, forcing

  4      

  4      


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1      NATURAL

  1      NATURAL

  1      NATURAL

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  2      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  2      STRONG JUMPSHIFT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1      NATURAL

  1      NATURAL

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      NATURAL

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  2      STRONG JUMPSHIFT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1      NATURAL

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2      STRONG JUMPSHIFT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT


After bidding (1)
  D      TAKEOUT

  1NT      NATURAL 16-18 HCP

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      STRONG TAKEOUT

  2NT      BALANCE 21-22

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT

  3      STRONG JUMP SHIFT


After bidding (1NT)
  D      PENALTY

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

  2      NATURAL

Defensive bidding
Bidding diagrams
(1)Opps Bid
(1)Opps Bid
(1)Opps Bid
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