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Relay Major-Suit Game Try

 by Richard Pavlicek

In a Nutshell

A serious problem with long-suit or help-suit game tries is that information is revealed about the closed hand, which often aids the defense. Much better is for the declaring hand to make nondescript relay bids, and for the dummy to describe. The premise is that dummy will be seen anyway, so its revelation offers no help after the opening lead. Defense is far more difficult when the shape of the concealed hand is unknown.

A further advantage is that failure to relay, i.e., bidding a new suit at the three level, becomes a natural slam-try.

For details refer to Major Suit Game Tries in the Pavlicek System notes.

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© 2019 Richard Pavlicek