TWO-OVER-ONE GAME FORCING (2/1 GF)PART 1. Did any of you play bridge in the 's? You don't have to admit it. Back then, there was a move to switch from the STRONG TWO-BID to Weak-Two's. Mar 01, · 2 Over 1 Game Force (The Official Better Bridge) [Audrey Grant, Eric Rodwell] on versant.us *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book covers the basics of Two-Over-One Game Force, a popular variation of Standard American bidding. It shows how a small modification can make it easier for the partnership to get to the best game contract and explore the possibility of slam/5(). Lesson 1 – 16 Practice Games: (focuses on Game Force 2/1 bids and 1NT Forcing) Lesson 2 – 16 Practice Games (focuses on Bergen raises and Jacoby 2NT) Lesson 3 – 16 Practice Games (focuses on Reverse Drury, includes other bids from Lesson 1 and 2) The cost for all three sets of Practice Games . Mar 07, · Two Over One Game Force. Two over One (2/1) is a new style of bidding (played all over the world, and now being taught to beginners too). It requires making a few changes to Standard. One area of the Standard system that lets players down is when opener bids one of a major (e.g. 1♥), and partner responds in their own suit at the two level, (e Author: Joan Butts. 1 Page 1 of 12 Two Over One Game Force (2/1) – What It Is And What It Isn’t A word of explanation first. This is a definition of what the system is and what it is not because there are a number of misunderstandings in this area. This is not an article on how to play 2/1 (altho a lot can be inferred just by. Introduction To The 2 Over 1 Game Force System – Part 2 This is the second of two articles introducing the basic principles of the 2 Over 1 Game Force bidding system. In the first article, I discussed auctions starting with one of a major, where responder wishes to force to game. Two Over One Game Force¶. Two Over One Game Force (2/1) is a system that allows you to slow the auction down on game-going hands. This makes for better slam bidding because neither partner needs to jump just to keep the auction alive. Dec 27, · Two-Over-One Game Force: An Introduction [Steve Bruno, Max Hardy] on versant.us *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The first 2-over-1 book ever written for less experienced players. Your easy-to-understand guide, plus tools and gadgets/5(25).
In auctions where you have not yet confirmed a fit, a 3-level bid of a new suit is not an ace-showing cuebid. There are many details to cover. One of the disadvantages is that there's no easy way to show many invitational hands of points. Later we will learn specific conventions that apply to some of these hands. You will be given the option of paying with PayPal or a credit card. This bid does not promise stops or a NT shape.
Alvin Roth and Tobias Stone developed a comprehensive system which employed a new gadget — the Forcing Notrump bid by responder. When responder uses a game-forcing "2-over-1" bid he is informing opener that he, too, holds at least opening-bid values. Even if you've made a 2-over-1 response, your auction can end at 4C or 4D if that's your agreed suit. You will need to modify your basic approach on a few bids — those where your partner opened in a higher-level suit than your suit with two-level response, as 1C — 2C. The most widely used approaches are the systems proposed by bridge writers Mike Lawrence and Max Hardy. The 1N bid is used only for point hands, and is not forcing.
You must know the difference or you and your partner will be confused. Leave room for investigation. Because you can bid a short suit, rebidding your original suit shows six cards. Later we will learn specific conventions that apply to some of these hands. After an overcall or a double, a 1NT response is standard points with a stopper and is not forcing.