Robert Teaches Slam Bidding Tools
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Get serious about slam bidding!
Aug 24 – Ace-Asking Bids. Here we look at our ace-asking tools - Keycard Blackwood, 1430, and Gerber. We will make sure we understand the basics and problems that we may face with these tools. But then we will get into the details of how to "upgrade these tools" using Specific Kings and other "special bids" that can help us solve some tricky slam bidding problems. Recorded Webinar
Aug 31 - Shortness Showing Bids. Jacoby 2NT and Splinters of many kinds help us to explore slam. Here we look at how to use them to describe our shortness below game, allowing partner to re-evaluate their hand. This is the key for us to bid slam with fewer than the traditional 33 HCP. Recorded Webinar
Sep 6 (Monday) - Shape - Pattern Out Auctions. The shape of your hand is extremely valuable information for reaching slam. Here we look at bids that allow us to "pattern out" our shape and give partner information about the value of the "fitting honors." Recorded Webinar
Sep 14 - Control Showing Bids. Here we look at control showing bids as a tool for exploring slam. We'll consider a variety of different types of cue-bids (American, Italian, and Modern Styles) and look at how to make use of this slam bidding tool to explore slam. Recorded Webinar
Sep 21 - Tools to Accompany Control Showing Bids. This week we look at some useful tools to accompany our cue-bidding auctions that allow us to explore slam - 5NT Grand Slam Force, Non-Serious 3NT, and the 5-of-a-Major obvious question. Recorded Webinar
Sep 28 - Minor Suit Slams. Minor suit slams can be some of the most difficult in all of bridge. Here we look at the different tools we have for exploring things - Quantitative Bids, Minorwood, 5NT Choice of Slam, and more. Recorded Webinar
All webinars are 1hr lectures and 20-30m Q&A afterwards.
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