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After 1C--1D--2NT

 

Opener            Responder

                        4C                               Gerber, shows 15+ points

 

                        4NT                             14 points, slam invitational in no trump

 

Minor suit slam tries

                        3C                               5+ clubs, 14+ points, slam interest

4C                                                       19+ points, key card asking in clubs

 

3D                               5+ diamonds, 14+ points, slam interest

4C                                                       19+ points, 3+ diamonds, key card asking in

diamonds

 

3D                               5+ diamonds, 14+ points, slam interest

3NT                                                     18 points

6NT                                                     19+ points, 2 diamonds

 

 

3C                               5+ clubs, 14+ points, slam interest

3NT                                                     18 points

                        pass                             14 points

                        4C                               15+ points, key card asking in clubs

 

Major suit slam tries (same bids apply in spades)

Opener            Responder

                        4H                               6 hearts, 12-13 points

                       

                        3H                               5+ hearts

3NT                                                     2 hearts

                        4NT                             slam invitational in no trump

pass                                                     18 points

6NT                                                     19+ points

 

                        3H                               5+ hearts

3NT                                                     2 hearts, 2 spades

                        4C                               15+ points, 6 hearts, slam interest, key card in

                                                            hearts

                        5H                               14 points, 6 hearts, slam invitational in hearts

 

                        3H                               5+ hearts

4H                                                       3 hearts

 

3H                               5+ hearts

3S                                                        3 spades, 2 hearts