This month’s Challenge Hand is a good example of why high level preempts mess us around, and make us guess.Read More
When partner leaps to 6NT in this month’s Challenge Hand, we must now make it! Taking our definite winners before committing to the heart suit is the way to go. You’ll gain clues about the distribution of left hand opponent’s hand, and know how to make that twelfth trick!Read More
Sometimes the suit you work on as declarer is determined by how much time you have to develop suits, and whether the opponents are able to set up their suit through promotion or length before you can. The “C” of the plan = Consider the order of play, is absolutely necessary on this month’s hand!Read More
Considering the order of play is probably the most important part of the plan. On this hand, it matters plenty which move you make first. Have a good think about it, play the hand, and watch my review video. The hand’s from young Australian champion, Matt Smith.Read More
2NT by responder is the popular Jacoby convention, showing a game force raise, at least four trumps, and asks for more information in case slam is on.
There’s a lesson on Jacoby 2NT (Forcing Raises: Major Suit Raises) in my Online School, for Gold members.