This Week in Bridge looks in November at some advanced bidding conventions that may be useful for well-established partnerships.
Try these for some interesting ideas to consider, including the underlying problems they try to address, even if the complexity and degree of artificiality is not for you.
These are part of an excellent free archive of short articles categorised by level - try the link to find articles suitable to you and your partners.
- "Responder’s Unusual 2-Major Jump Shifts and NT Bids" - an advanced 6-page approach to responding with major-less hands after a 1m opening.
- "Inverted Minors and 1D – 2C Auctions with Structure" - an advanced 3-page approach to continuations after the strong inverted minor response.
- "Reverse Flannery" - a useful 3 page description of a convention to show both majors in response to partner's one minor opening.
- "Q-Minorwood" - a useful 2 page extension of Minorwood, that allows partner to warn you of a quantitatively disappointing hand.