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1C Opening
1Major Opening

Peter T. Cheung

Very Simple Cheung's  5 card Minor System for match point competition

Rev 3.00            01/12/2002

Basic features:-

  1.  5 card major (Any 5+ card suit Major with 11 to 21 high card point, 10 high card point with a good 6 card suit or a 5+ card side suit).

  2. Standard Burgen raises and 2/1 for the majors.

  3.  5 card minor, 1D opening for exactly one 5+ card minor suit (either club or diamond) 11 + to 22+

  4.  Multi 1C forcing bid (include two types of hands: -   1. 11-21 high card points with no 5 card suit.    2. 10 to 21 high card points and at least 5+5 in clubs and diamonds)  1D is negative response with 0-5 HCP and 1H, 1S and 1NT are limited to 6-12 HCP, and 2 level responses are 12+ HCP and game forcing.

  5. Two over one responses with less than 11 HCP are allowed for special long solid suit (e.g. AKQXXX or AKXXXXX and an outside K)

  6. Undisciplined Weak two with 6 cards and 5 to 11- high card (Ogust, RONF by non-pass hand)

 

 

HC points            use simplify version 4 for A, 3 for K, 2 for Q 1 for J

Long suits             1 for 5 cards 2 for 6 cards 3 for 7 cards etc.

Short suits             only after a good fit is found

For opener, partner has 3 card support, 2 for void,1 for singleton, .5 for   doubleton

For opener,  partner has 4 card support, 3 for void,2 for singleton,  1 for doubleton

For responder with 3 card support, 3 for void, 2 for singleton, 1 for doubleton

For responder with 4 card support, 5 for void, 3 for singleton, 1 for doubleton