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WHICH BIDDING SYSTEM?
Here at www.nofearbridge.com the bidding system used is American style Five Card Majors and Strong To Trump (1NT opening bid is 15-17 points).
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WHICH BIDDING SYSTEM?
In most parts of the world, notably the US and many European countries, the bidding system is built around Five Card Majors.
There are various approaches to playing Five Card Majors, with one of the most popular being SAYC (Standard American Yellow Card) which is also the 'default' bidding system for Internet bridge. The bidding system used at No Fear Bridge is closely based on SAYC.
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Jump Change Of Suit Response.
When responding to one of a suit, only jump in a new suit when you have 19+ total points and a suit of 5+ cards and good suit quality.
It may be tempting to jump to 2 on this hand but you are misleading partner about your strength.
There is no need to jump as a) the 1 response is forcing - partner will bid again b) responding 1 does not deny a strong hand. A one level change of suit response shows from 6 up to 15 or more points (not 6-9!).
Don't respond with a jump shift when you have a two suited hand. It is important to start at a low level to leave room to bid both the suits.