murali 200905

Default principles
Offensive bidding
Bidding diagrams
1               Nat
 1NT             Semi Forcing
 2             10+ points 3 or 4 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2             10+ points 3 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2NT             Near Opening hand
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Second good suit
  4            Ace Asking
   4           0 Ace
   4           1 Ace
   4           2 Ace
   4NT           3 Ace
  4            Second good suit
  4            No interest in proceeding further
 3             4 card !%X% and 6 – 9points
 3             4 card !%X% 10+ points
 3             
 3             Unknown shortness 9 to 12 points
  3NT            Where is your shortness?
   4            shortness
   4            shortness
   4            shortness

1               Nat
 1NT             Semi Forcing
 2             10+ points 3 or 4 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2             10+ points 3 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2NT             Near Opening hand
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  4            Ace Asking
   4           0 Ace
   4           1 Ace
   4           2 Ace
   4NT           3 Ace
  4            Second good suit
  4            Second good suit
  4            No interest in proceeding further
 3             4 card !%X% and 6 – 9points
 3             4 card !%X% 10+ points
 3             
 3NT             Unknown shortness 9 to 12 points
  4            Where is your shortness?
   4            shortness
   4            shortness
   4            shortness

1NT               15 to 17 Balanced
 2             Transfer to
 2             Transfer to
 2             Relay to
  2NT            I Don’t Like
  3            I Like
   4           Key Card asking
 2NT             Invite
  3            I Don’t Like
  3            I Like
   4           Key Card asking
 3             Asking for a 5 card major
  3            Denies a 5-card major
   3           4 card
   3           4 card
  3            5 card suit
  3            5 card suit
 4             Transfer to
 4             Transfer to

2               Strong
 2             Bust
 2             5 card suit
 2NT              suit
 3             Good suit
 3             Good suit

2               11-15 points 5 4
 2NT             Asking further desc of hand
  3            shortness in
  3            shortness in
  3            11-13 points 2 2 in minors
  3            14-15 points 2 2 in minors
  4            4 card suit
  4            4 card suit
 4             Key cards in
 4             Key cards in

3NT               Long unspecified minor
 4             To correct or play

Disturbed bidding
Bidding diagrams
1               Nat
 1NT             Semi Forcing
 2             10+ points 3 or 4 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2             10+ points 3 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2NT             Near Opening hand
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Second good suit
  4            Ace Asking
   4           0 Ace
   4           1 Ace
   4           2 Ace
   4NT           3 Ace
  4            Second good suit
  4            No interest in proceeding further
 3             4 card !%X% and 6 – 9points
 3             4 card !%X% 10+ points
 3             
 3             Unknown shortness 9 to 12 points
  3NT            Where is your shortness?
   4            shortness
   4            shortness
   4            shortness

1               Nat
 1NT             Semi Forcing
 2             10+ points 3 or 4 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2             10+ points 3 card support
  2            5 card suit
  2NT            6 card suit
 2NT             Near Opening hand
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  3            Shortness in !%Z%
  4            Ace Asking
   4           0 Ace
   4           1 Ace
   4           2 Ace
   4NT           3 Ace
  4            Second good suit
  4            Second good suit
  4            No interest in proceeding further
 3             4 card !%X% and 6 – 9points
 3             4 card !%X% 10+ points
 3             
 3NT             Unknown shortness 9 to 12 points
  4            Where is your shortness?
   4            shortness
   4            shortness
   4            shortness

1NT               15 to 17 Balanced
 (2)             
  2NT            Relay to 3
   3           As requested
  3            Stayman with no stopper in your suit
  3NT            Denies stopper
 (2)             
  2NT            Relay to 3
   3           As requested
    3          Stayman with stopper
  3            Stayman with no stopper in
  3NT            Denies stopper
 (2)             
  2NT            Relay to 3
   3           As requested
    3          Stayman with stopper
  3            Stayman with no stopper in
  3NT            Denies stopper
 2             Transfer to
 2             Transfer to
 2             Relay to
  2NT            I Don’t Like
  3            I Like
   4           Key Card asking
 2NT             Invite
  3            I Don’t Like
  3            I Like
   4           Key Card asking
 3             Asking for a 5 card major
  3            Denies a 5-card major
   3           4 card
   3           4 card
  3            5 card suit
  3            5 card suit
 4             Transfer to
 4             Transfer to

2               Strong
 2             Bust
 2             5 card suit
 2NT              suit
 3             Good suit
 3             Good suit

2               11-15 points 5 4
 2NT             Asking further desc of hand
  3            shortness in
  3            shortness in
  3            11-13 points 2 2 in minors
  3            14-15 points 2 2 in minors
  4            4 card suit
  4            4 card suit
 4             Key cards in
 4             Key cards in

3NT               Long unspecified minor
 4             To correct or play

Defensive bidding
Bidding diagrams
(1)           

(1)           

(1NT)           
 D          Both Majors or single suit
  2         Relay Bid
 2           and a major
  2         Relay Bid
  2         Pass or correct
 2           and a major
  2         Pass or correct
 2           and a minor
  2NT         Please bid your minor
 2           and a minor
  2NT         Please bid your minor
 2NT          Both Minors

(2)           

(2)           

(2)           

(2)           

(3NT)           
 4          To correct or play

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