Online bridge lessons with Adam Parrish:…

One of Adam’s students struggled with this hand this week and Adam thought there is a good lesson in it for us.

With only 10 HCP but a 5-5 shape, our hand meets the Rule of 20 so we open the bidding 1♠. Partner responds 1NT and then we bid 2♥ showing our heart suit.

What do we do after partner then bids 2NT?

With such a weak hand, we know we don’t want to force partner to go to game, but we also don’t want to leave us in 2NT. Do we have any options?



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