Updated: May 19, 2022
Partner opens 1♦. You respond 1♥. Partner rebids 3♦. You are playing Matchpoints.
What should you rebid? Would rebidding spades show or ask for a stopper?
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Bid an optimistic 3NT. Playing Matchpoints, often take the risk in 3NT. Hope for a 'good thing' to happen in spades!
Note that rebidding spades - a third suit bid - would conventionally SHOW a spade stopper, asking for a club stopper.