NEGATIVE: 1♦: 0-7 HCP (covers most hand but for constructive pre-empts, a good 6 card major is shown with 2©/2♠. ,with 7-8 card suits which are bid 3♥ for Clubs, 3♠ for Diamonds, 4♣ for Hearts and 4♦ for Spades) 1♦ is artificial and 100% forcing. From a passed hand shows 0-6 HCP.
iii) 1 NT: 17-19 HCP (in 3rd/4th seat 18-19) balanced, maybe 5 card suit, 5m422 or 6m322. 1N Systems On, 3-level bids have been modified to suit higher range.
iv) 2♣: 5+ carder Clubs, 16-21 HCP
Pass: 0 – 5 HCP
2♦: 6-7 HCP and a reasonable 5+ card suit
2♥/2♠: Natural 6-7 HCP and a reasonable 5 card suit
2N: 6-8 HCP, scattered values, balanced and no fit
single raise 5-7 HCP non forcing
3♦: 5-7 HCP splinter and fit
jump to 3♥/3♠: 5-7 HCP splinter and fit
v) 2♦: 5+ carder Diamonds, 15-21 HCP
Pass: 0 – 5 HCP
2♥/2♠/3§: Natural 6-8 HCP and a reasonable 5+ card suit
2N: 5-7 HCP, scattered values, balanced and no fit
single raise 3♦: 5-7 HCP non forcing
jump to 3♥/3♠/4§: 5-7 HCP splinter and fit
vi) Jump to 2♥: Strong 2 in Hearts 22+ HCP or equivalent strength. May have a second suit.
2♠: Double-negative, 0-3 pts no support
2N: positive response in Spades
vii) Jump to 2♠: Strong 2 in Spades 22+ HCP or equivalent strength. May have a second suit.
2N: Double-negative, 0-3 pts no support
viii) 2 NT: 22-23 HCP balanced, may have 5 card suit but not (5422). 2N systems on.
ix) 3♣/3♦: 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 losers
minimum NT: minimum and no support
raise: minimum and support
new suit: values in the suit forcing
x) double jump to 3♥/3♠: solid suit, asking for Aces or void in side suitnew suit: ace in the suit or void with trump.Next step up (not 3N or 4 of solid suit) asks for a singleton or voida repeat of suit is void not an Acecheapest NT is singleton Ace3N: no ace, but a King or a singleton with trump4♣: openers is relaying for king or singletonRaise: no 1st or 2nd round controlNew suit: asks for Queen or doubleton in bid suitStep 1: no control, Step 2: doubleton, Step 3: guarded Queen
xii) 4♣/4♦ very strong 6-5+ minor two-suiter, 6 of bid minorxii) 4N: 27-28 HCP play 3N systems on