No Trump Rebid – After RH Opponent’s Bid

In the previous post we looked at when opener should rebid No Trumps.  What difference does it make if the fourth player overcalls? As opener, you hold a balanced hand with 12-14 points.  If partner responds at the one level you would be planning a rebid of 1NT. What should you do if the fourth ...

1NT Rebid 1

1NT Rebid
If you hold 15 – 17 points and a balanced hand, then you should open the bidding with 1NT – click this link to read more about opening with a 1NT bid. What should you do if you hold 12-14 points and a  balanced hand? You don’t hold enough points to open with a 1NT ...

1NT Opening Bid 1

You should usually open the bidding with 1NT if you hold 15 – 17 High Card Points (HCPs) AND have a balanced hand. What is a balanced hand? A balanced hand contains: No singleton (one card in a suit) No void (no card in a suit) Not more than ONE doubleton (two cards in a ...