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BIG club - Schenken Club

4 card MAJOR but not canape' 

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Howard Schenken

Howard Schenken

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1=17+HcP,ANY

1=12-16cP,(3)4+

1=12-16cP,4+

1=12-16cP,4+

1NT=16-18HcP,bal

2=12-16HcP,Good,6 or 5++a MAJOR

2=Art. forcing,1-2 suiter or 23+HcP,bal

2=8-10HcP,6,Good

2=8-10HcP,6,Good

2NT=non-VULN: 10-13HcP,5-5,6-4 minors

        VULN:13-16HcP,5-5,6-4 minors

3=10-15HcP,7+ 

3=7-8,Preempt

3=7-8,Preempt

3=7-8,Preempt

3NT=17-21HcP,minor,8-9 Quick Tricks,

    semi-solid + outside entry

4=8+,Preempt

4=8+,Preempt

4=8+,Preempt

4=8+,Preempt

5=8+,Preempt

5=8+,Preempt

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Opening-leads:
  • Opps: 4th
  • Partner: 3rd
  • Subsequent:Attitude
  • Then:J,T,9=0 or 2 higher

Leads(suit):

A=AKx(x)

K=AK,KQx(x)

Q=QJx(x)

J=JTx(x),KJTx(x)

10=T9x(x),AT9x(x),

KT9x(x),QT9x(x)

9=Short,Top of nothing

Hi-x=2 or 5/6 cards

Lo-x=3 or 4 cards

Leads(NT):

A=AKx(x),Aqx(x),Ax(x)

K=Asks for unblock or count

Q=QJTx(x),QJ9x(x),KQJx(x)

J=JTx(x),AQJx(x),KQJx(x)

10=T9x(x),AJTx(x),KJTx(x)

9=AT9x(x),KT9x(x),QT9x(x) or Top of nothing

Hi-x=Count

Lo-x=Count

Signals to partners lead:
  • High=Encourage

Signals to declarers lead:

  • Hi/Lo=even

Discards:

  • High=Encourage

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Schenken - BIG CLUB

Schenken BIG CLUB

  • Reading interference handle: Disable 'Constructive' in 'Settings'

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