So far we have only learnt how to open the bidding and how to respond to partner’s opening bid. It’s much more fun, though, if everyone is bidding. If you bid after your opponents have opened the bidding, you are an overcaller .
The rules are now different. Instead of trying to get to game, you are attempting to:
If you have a good 5-card suit you can simply bid that suit even with less than 12 TP. All you promise is a good suit, so partner shouldn’t expect a lot of points. A good rule of thumb for a good suit is that you should have 2 honors.
Your right-hand opponent bids 1 ♥ . What is your bid?
|1.||Introduction To Bridge - Hand Evaluation|
|6.||Responder Suit Bids|
|7.||Responder No Trump Bids|
|9.||Responding To Overcalls|
|11.||Responding With Balanced Hands|
|12.||Responding With An Unbalanced Hand|
|14.||Responses To NoTrump Rebids|
|15.||Overcall Or Double|
|17.||Responses To Takeout Doubles|
|19.||Responses To 2NT|
|20.||Opening Strong 2 Clubs|
|21.||Responding to a Strong 2 Club Opening|
|22.||Responding to an Opening Weak 2 Bid|
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