Presentation on theme: "Weak Twos Why should we play weak 2’s ?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Weak Twos Why should we play weak 2’s ? Which hand do we pick up more often ?With hand b) we have six card suit and unless we put a Club with our Spades we cannot do very muchWith hand a) we have a traditional Acol Strong twoBut we would love to bid !!!!
2 Weak TWO Opening bids allows us to open with this hand and MANY MANY more like it We open 2 and partner will know :-a) We have a six card suitb) We have precisely pointsc) We have Made an IMMEDIATE LIMIT BIDd) We have Made a DISRUPTIVE NUISANCE BIDie we have made a lower level PRE-EMPTe) Who makes all the decisions now ? ?PARTNER DOES - partner is captain of the auction since you made the limit bid
3 What do we open on all these hands ? ORBare 6 points great suitBare 6 points not great suitORORBest quality 2 bid- solid suitGood 8 points great suitGood 9 points not great suit
4 What does partner do after you make your weak 2 bid ? if he has very good 15/16 points he will probably bid 4 or 4 straight awayraising 2 to 4
5 B) he may just pass if he has very little Pass to the 2 opener
6 C) He may make a pre-emptive bid and rush to 4 or 4 to further disrupt the opposition Raise the 2 opener to 4
7 He now needs to know exactly what partner OR He may not be sure what to do next as he has an invitational hand that might be good for Game if partner has the right 9/10 points so he needs to find out moreHe now needs to know exactly what partnerhas and makes an enquiry as follows :-
8 Partner tell me moreHe BIDS 2NT which is a BLUE CLUB ENQUIRY also called OGUST and it works as follows :-a) 3 = I have BAD POINTS and BAD SUITb) 3 = I have BAD POINTS but GOOD SUITc) 3 = I have GOOD POINTS but BAD SUITd) 3 = I have GOOD POINTS and GOOD SUITe) 3NT = I have solid suit AKQ to six
9 OR OR OR 3 Bare 6 points great suit 3 Bare 6 points not great suit 3 = I have BAD POINTS and BAD SUIT 3 = I have BAD POINTS but GOOD SUIT3 = I have GOOD POINTS but BAD SUIT 3 = I have GOOD POINTS and GOOD SUIT3 NT = I have solid suit AKQ to sixOR3 Bare 6 points great suit3 Bare 6 points not great suitOROR3 Good 9 points not great suit3 Good 8 points great suit3NT Best quality 2 bid- solid suit
10 DISRUPTION, DISRUPTION, Now that you are playing Weak TWOS why not play weak Jump overcalls too ??Therefore when you pick up this handand Right Hand Opponentopens 1 Bid 2 immediatelyand be an unfriendly opponentThat’s what weak Two openersand Overcalling is all aboutDISRUPTION,DISRUPTION, DISRUPTION,
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