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Opener bids ONE of the MAJORS (12-19 pts) - PARTNER'S RESPONSE IN JACOBY 2NT

JACOBY 2NT SHOWS:
13+ points
Immediate bid after opening
4+ trump support
Game forcing raise
Usually balanced
Use in an uncompetitive auction
This is a strong artificial bid.
NOTE: JACOBY CANNOT BE MADE BY A PASSED HAND + IN A COMPETITIVE AUCTION (IN THIS CASE USE JORDAN 2NT)
NEXT BID IS A CUE BID SHOWING CONTROLS (DOM)

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Opener bids ONE of the MAJORS (12-19 pts) - PARTNER'S RESPONSE IN NATURAL 2NT

NATURAL 2NT SHOWS:
10-12 pts
Immediate bid after enemy's response to opener
Balanced
Stoppers in all unbid suits
E.G. 1S-(2C)-2NT

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Opener bids ONE of the MAJORS (12-19 pts) - PARTNER'S RESPONSE IN JORDAN 2NT

JORDAN 2NT SHOWS:
ONLY USED AFTER ENEMY DOUBLES OPENER
Bid next after enemy DOUBLES
9-11 points - limit raise strength-NOT GAME FORCING
4+trump support