Minor Suit Slam

Updated: Aug 23


A bridge hand


Bid the N/S hands. South is the dealer. If South opens 2NT, which convention can N/S employ?



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Gino's Suggestion and a Short Explanation


Option A


1♣-1♦

2♥-3♣

4♣-4♦

4NT-5♣

6♣-Pass


2♥: A jump shift showing hearts with longer clubs and a powerful hand (18+ HCP), initiating a game forcing situation.

3♣: A forcing rebid in a game forcing auction.

4♣: Establishes clubs as trump exploring a slam

4♦: First or second round control, cooperating with the slam try.


Option B - Using Minor Suit Stayman


2NT-3♠

4♣-6♣

Pass




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