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Vanderbilt Club

4 card MAJOR but not canape'

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    Harold S. Vanderbilt

Harold S. Vanderbilt

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1=*16+HcP,ANY

    *8+ playing tricks

1=(10)12-15,(3)4+

1=(10)12-15HcP,4+

1=(10)12-15HcP,4+

1NT=19-20HcP,bal

2=(10)12-15HcP,5+

2=Any Game Force

2=5-10HcP,6+

2=5-10HcP,6+

2NT=23-24HcP,balanced

3=Preempt

4=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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Vanderbilt Club

Vanderbilt Club

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

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