When a player opens the bidding with 1NT, she is promising....
15 to 17 high cards points (HCP)
Balanced hand with one of the following patterns:
After your partner opens the bidding with 1NT, as responder, your hand belongs in one of what three categories?
0 to 7 HCP
8 or 9 HCP
10 to 14 HCP
Who is the captain of the auction after opener bids 1NT?
Responder. Captain of the auction is defined as the person who has not described her hand. A 1NT opener has been specific in her description; responder may ask "questions" of opener or provide info to opener in order to make the final decision regarding the contract.
As responder to a 1NT opener, what bidding options are available with a hand having 0 to 7 HCP?
Bid 2D, 2H or 2S with a five-card or longer suit, known as a DROP DEAD signoff.
(2C is reserved for Stayman.)
As responder to a 1NT opener, what bidding options are available with a hand having 8 or 9 HCP?
Bid 2NT with no 4-card major.
Bid 2C (Stayman) with a 4-card major to search for a Golden Fit in a major.
As responder to a 1NT opener, what bidding options are available with a hand having 10 to 14 HCP?
Bid 4H or 4S with a six-card or longer suit.
Bid 3H or 3S with a five-card suit.
Bid 2C (Stayman) with a 4-card major suit.
Otherwise, bid 3NT.
When partner opens the bidding 1NT, the 2C Stayman convention requires you to have how many points (HCP)?
8 or more.
As 1NT opener, when your partner responds with 2C, the Stayman convention, what three rebids are available?
2D No 4-card major.
2H 4-card heart suit.
2S 4-card spade suit.