What is the rule of 2 3 4 in bridge?
In other words, each partnership (N-S and E-W) are at the same vulnerability. In this case, the Rule of 2,3,4 suggest that you be within 3 tricks of your preempt. That (optimistically) looks like 4 tricks (all in spades), so you are within 4 of your contract.
How do you respond to two club opening in bridge?
After an opening 2 CLUB bid by partner – responder bids 2 of any suit that they have 5 cards in, with at least two of the top three honors, otherwise they bid 2 DIAMONDS (waiting). This says nothing about the DIAMOND suit. After openers response, a bid of 3 CLUBS by responder says I have a bust*.
What does a 2nt response mean in bridge?
The Jacoby 2NT convention is an artificial, game-forcing response to a 1 or 1. opening bid. The 2NT response shows 4+ trump support with 13+ points.
What is the rule of 9 in Bridge?
What is the correct hand? The Rule of 9 may help one decide whether to pass for penalty or bid. To use the rule, add the level of the contract, the number of the trump, and the number of trump honors held including the ten. If this sum is nine or more, pass the takeout double for penalty.