Post by Adam Wildavsky Post by Kenny McCormack
You hold: Axx,AK,AKQJT,Kxx
Assume SAYC, no other agreements. You open 2C and partner responds 3C.
Your call (and plan) ?
5NT seems right, asking responder to bid 7 with two of the top three club honors.
I'll pass 6c and convert 7c to 7NT.
Usually I'd need to know the vulnerability and form of the game. Here it might
make little difference, though at matchpoints I'd consider auctions that might
let us reach 6N.
Yeah, this looks right to me. You certainly want to be in the grand if pd
has AQxxx (or better) in clubs. The problem/risk is what if his clubs are
really bad - say J high (or worse). The question is: Would you really
respond 3C with something like:
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