VS Zone Table For Beginners

Bridge is complicated, but using the brilliance of the points system we can bid super precise contracts. The zone table takes it to the next level and by adding a little bit more abstraction it opens up whole new possibilities …

Level 3 and Level 5 Belongs To The Opponent

This is a very important statement, which can be very useful, when we are deciding to overbid the opponents or not in competition. It seems to be easy, still we have to see, how it really works:…

Splinter Convention

Splinter convention is invented to show a game forcing 4 card support raise with a singleton, by using an unusual jump bid after partner's suit bid. Splinter is used both from opener and responder hand. The target of us is …

The Level Of Forcing

We have to categorize the bids in terms of forcing, to see, how our system works well. It is very important to know, that a bid is forcing or not, because if we misunderstand each other with partner, it will …

The Way Of Finding Eight Card Major Fit

The SAYC system became the most popular system for teaching, because it is based on the players always being able to find an eight-card major fit. If we have more than eight cards of a suit, the easier it is …

1st Rebids of Opener 2. Bidding Zones

Now, let's see, how opener has to act, when partner gave a non-forcing or one round forcing response to his opening, in order of showing zones. The principle is, that he has to inform responder about his strength, which we …

Two Over One, A New Suit Bid At The Two Level

Conventionally the two over one bids promise at least 10 high card points, declaring at least game-try strength on our side. They promise a subsequent bid from the responder, which means that "slow arrival" is the best approach for handling …

Cover The Second Of Two Honors!

It is a very important rule, that when declarer plays a honor from 2 honors sequence (Queen-Jack or Jack-Ten) from the dummy, we should cover the 2nd honor, otherwise we can lose a trick. The reason is, that we have …

1st Level Openings In SAYC

The essential concept of the Standard American bidding system is that it puts emphasis into the finding of eight or more card major fits through the use of a relatively wide-ranging opening bid zone. Essentially it is so widespread that …