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BEGINNER S BRIDGE

LESSON 5

 

REBIDS BY THE OPENING BIDDER

SUMMARY

 

OPENER'S REBID AFTER RESPONDER BIDS 1 NO TRUMP

1.††† With Minimum Hand (13‑15 Points):

††††††††† a. Pass with a balanced hand.

b. Bid a second suit of four cards or longer if it is lower ranking than the original suit.

†† c. Rebid the original suit at the two level.

2.††† With a Medium Hand (16‑18 Points):

a.      Bid a second suit of four cards or longer, even if it be higher‑ranking than the original suit††

†††††††††††††††††††† (REVERSE).

†† b. Rebid the original suit at the three level.

3.††† With a Maximum Hand (19‑21 Points):

†† a. Bid 3 NT with a balanced hand

†† b. Bid a second suit of four cards or longer, jumping a level(JUMP SHIFT)

†† c. Rebid the original suit, jumping to game.

 

OPENERíS REBID AFTER RESPONDER BIDS 2NT

1.††† With a balanced hand raise to 3 NT.

2.††† With an unbalanced hand, bid a second suit of four cards or longer or rebid the original suit.

 

OPENER'S REBID AFTER RESPONDER RAISES OPENER'S MAJOR SUIT TO THE TWO LEVEL

1.      With a Minimum Hand (13‑15 Points) = Pass

2.      With a Medium Hand (16‑18 Points) = Raise to the three level

3.      With a Maximum Hand (19‑21 Points) =Jump raise to the four level (Game).

 

OPENER'S REBID AFTER RESPONDER RAISES OPENER'S MINOR SUIT TO THE TWO LEVEL

1.      With a Minimum Hand (13‑15 Points) = Pass

2.      With a Medium Hand (16‑18 Points) = Raise to the three level

3.      With a Maximum Hand (19‑21 Points) =Jump to 3NT (Game).

 

OPENERíS REBID AFTER RESPONDER RAISES OPENER'S SUIT TO THE THREE LEVEL

1.      With a Minimum Hand (13‑15 Points) = Pass

2.      With 15 or more Points = Bid Game.

 

OPENER'S REBID AFTER RESPONDER BIDS A NEW SUIT

1.††† With a Minimum Hand (13‑15 Points):

a. Raise partner's major to the cheapest level with four card support.

b. Rebid the original suit at the cheapest level.

c. Bid NT with a balanced hand at the cheapest available level.

d. Bid a second suit of four cards or longer if it can be bid at the one level.A lower ranking suit than

††† the original can be bid at the two level.

2.††† With a Medium Hand (16‑18 Points):

†††† a. Raise partner's major, jumping one level, with four card support.

†††† b. Rebid the original suit, jumping one level.

††††† c. Bid a second suit of four cards or longer, even if it is higher ranking than the original suit and must††

†† †††††††be bid at the two level (REVERSE).

3.††† With a Maximum Hand (19‑21 Points):

a.       Raise partner's major, jumping to game, with a four card support

b.       Bid a second suit of four cards or longer, jumping one level (JUMP SHIFT) if it is lower ranking than the original suit.

†††††††††††† c. Bid 3 NT with a balance hand.

d.       Rebid the original suit, jumping to game.

 

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