Category: bidding

Bidding Over the Opponents Strong NT Opener

There is much on the web about conventional bidding after the opponents open 1NT.  However, there is much less to help advancing players figure out when they should be overcalling, what the reasoning is, and developing a successful partnership strategy. The following is an explanation of probably the most popular reasoning for overcalling over a strong NT.… Continue reading “Bidding Over the Opponents Strong NT Opener”


Structured Reverses Reverses are the most difficult part of standard bidding for a player to learn. Reverse auctions are not intuitive, defining reversed auctions are awkward, and there is no standardization of the following rebids. All of these problems hinder the ability to use a reverse comfortably. I will start by giving a usable definition,… Continue reading “Reverses”