2 or 2 showing a 5+ card major and a 4+ card minor

Rating: 2 boards per segment/round

Description: 2/ shows __(3HCP)-__(14HCP)(Maximum range of 7 HCP), 5 or more cards in the bid major and 4(or5) or more in an undisclosed minor. Qxxxx-xx-xx-Kxxx would be opened 2S as would KJxxx-xx-x-KJxxx. There are no other requirements for the bid other than the min-max HCP and 5 or more cards in the major opened and a 4+ (or 5+) card side suit in a minor. It is permissible to have 5 cards in the major opened and 6 cards in the minor.

In direct seat you treat the opening bid exactly as you would a regular weak 2 in the major opened.

Other auctions please see below.

2/-Pass-3 : is pass or correct for the minor

  • Dbl: take out of major opened,
  • 3Q: cue bid asking for a stopper
  • 3NT: Natural

    2/-Pass-3 : is pass or correct for the minor

  • Dbl: take out, of major opened,
  • 3Q: cue bid asking for a stopper
  • 3NT: Natural

    2/-Pass-2NT: asks for further inquiry

  • Dbl: take out of major opened, Dbl should be similar to hand you would dbl an Ougust response of a weak 2. Like 15+ balanced or a classic take out of the major; like a 4-4-4-1 with the singleton in the major.
  • 3Q: Michaels

    2/-DBL-3m (pass or correct):

  • Dbl: responsive dbl, values and no clear direction,
  • 3M: asking for a stopper for NT, or ST in a suit,
  • 3NT: natural

    2M-P-3 -P-P/3 -DBL should be defined as T/O

    2M-P-3 -P-P-DBL should be defined as T/O