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Other Notrump bids

with Tina McVeigh

Last lesson, we learned about opening 1NT. In this lesson, Tina will teach you about other notrump bids. We learned that an opening bid of 1NT shows 15-17 HCP. What should you do if your hand is stronger?

In this video, Tina will discuss:

After you watch the video, go ahead and try playing these lesson hands. Hints will guide you through the auctions.

Beginners' Course Standard - Other Notrump bids in Bridge

Review what you've learned by answering the questions below.

Question 1: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠Q875 AJ9 K874 ♣A2

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
2♠ - You are minimum and partner may only have 6 HCP.

Question 2: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠QJ6 AK63 A852 ♣A4

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
2NT - The jump to 2NT shows 18-19 HCP.

Question 3: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠A3 KQ76 QT32 ♣QJ3

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
1NT - Showing 12-14 HCP.

Question 4: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠Q853 ♠KT96 AJ2 ♣AK

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
3♠ - You have a fit and more than minimum points.

Question 5: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠J8 AJ76 KJ32 ♣A4

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
1NT - Showing 12-14 HCP and a balanced hand.

Question 6: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠J8 AJ KJ932 ♣A874

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
2♣ - Show your second suit. You've now shown at least five diamonds and four clubs.

Question 7: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠A874 A765 AJ7 ♣AJ

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
4♠ - You have a fit and enough for game, even if partner is really minimum.

Question 8: You open 1 and partner responds 1♠. What is your rebid?

♠AK8 KQ32 KQJT ♣J9

1NT
2♣
2♠
2NT
3♠
4♠
2NT - Promising 18-19 HCP and a balanced hand.

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Comments

JaneDLazer
I am confused. I learned somewhat different point values for no trump bids.
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