This month's Challenge hand would be an easy one if trumps broke 3-2, but...they DON'T. The big question is - can you move to a successful Plan B when you discover that Plan A doesn't work?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.