After the opponents double our opening bid of 1 in a major, the whole context of our possible actions is affected.
Raising Partner (Part II)
How do we proceed after a 3-level direct raise? No game invitation after this start. The only auctions in which opener will require cooperation from responder as slam auctions. Let us see how to deal with them.
Raising Partner (Part I)
This is going to be a long series. When you have the hand for it, raising partner is almost always the right move. This is the rationale behind countless conventional agreements. In this series I will present my ideas about the very important topic, delving in great detail into each situation.
Beyond XYZ, Part 2
Review the prior article for the description of the main idea.
Beyond XYZ, Part 1
In the series of articles posted recently, I mentioned a "Space Age" alternative to XYZ, especially over a 1NT rebid. Let's look at it.
The XYZ Convention, Part 3
There are some considerations that must be applied to the subsequent bidding after responder bids 2 Diamonds.
The XYZ convention, Part 2
When responder bid 1 Diamond, the entire context of the auction changes.
The XYZ convention, Part 1
You should be acquainted with the articles on 2-way checkback Stayman to fully profit from this article.
The Part 3 of this series is here. Now we will wrap up the other bids available after 1m-1M-1NT.
You can look at the previous installment of this series here. We will look carefully at the 2 Diamonds bid now.