Bridge Transfers After 1NT Opening 4

Bridge Transfers After 1NT Opening
Bridge Transfers Convention. This is one of several conventional bids in bridge.  It’s a bid that has a specific meaning and one of the best know examples is the Jacoby Transfer. After an opening bid of 1NT, responder will bid 2 Diamonds if they hold 5 or more hearts or 2 hearts of they hold ...

Fourth Suit Forcing

As the name suggests, Fourth suit forcing is a “forcing” bid which means your partner has to bid again and tell you something more about their hand. It is used by the responder when three suits have already been bid (opener bid a suit, responder changed suit, opener changed suit again).  At this point a ...

The Rule of 20

The Rule of twenty is only used during the opening round of bidding.  If your had contains fewer than 13 total points you can use the rule to help you decide whether your hand is suitable for opening the bidding, or whether you should just pass. Using the Rule of 20 It’s a simple rule ...

The Rule of 15 2

The Rule of 15 is used by the FOURTH person in the opening round of bidding.  It is ONLY used if the previous three players have passed.  So, imagine you are South and the bidding has gone like this: West North East South Pass    Pass      Pass       ? This is ...