Modern Bidding Tips

  • Look for reasons to open 1 NT (including when holding a 5 card major)
  • Consider your bidding position
    • Use Guideline of 20 in position 1 & 2
    • Consider opening with a medium hand in 3rd position (with prior passes) and a strong suit.
    • Use Guideline of 15 in 4th position (with prior passes)
  • Use preempts often