A Web Book published by Mr. Kenneth L. Lindsay. Source: Web Book. This information has been only archived and preserved on this site in .pdf file format for future reference.

Quoted excerpt by the author Mr. Kenneth L. Lindsay:

Foundations of Modern American Bidding is a description of the system I taught my daughter, Kathryn, when she moved to Hawaii. With this system, she was able to win a minor 4-section Open Imp Pairs event at a National tournament only eleven months after she started learning to play bridge. The Web Book will allow the user to read a concise description of the Foundation System, print a hard copy for reference, and then practice the System and test his understanding of it.

 

Table of Contents: Part 1: System Description
Introduction: Picturing the unseen hands, and why it's important.
Convention Card: How to Describe the System Using ACBL's Convention Card.
Hand Evaluation: Deciding how good (or bad) your hand is.
Opening Bids: When and how to open the bidding.
Major Suit Bidding: Bidding after our major suit opening bid.
Minor Suit Bidding: Bidding after our minor suit opening bid
Notrump Bidding: Bidding after our 1NT or 2NT opening bid.
Preemptive Bidding: Depriving the opponents of bidding space.
Slam Bidding: How to reach good slams and avoid bad slams.
Competitive Bidding: When we open the bidding and opponents compete.
Overcalls: Showing a long suit when the opponents open the bidding.
Takeout Doubles: Competing when the opponents open and you don't have a long suit.
Showing Two Suits: When the opponents open and you have two long suits.

 

Table of Contents: Part 2: System Practice
Visualization Picturing the unseen hands, and why it's important.
Opening Bids: When and how to open the bidding.
Major Suit Bidding: Bidding after our major suit opening bid.
Minor Suit Bidding: Bidding after our minor suit opening bid.
Notrump Bidding: Bidding after our 1NT or 2NT opening bid.
Preemptive Bidding: Depriving the opponents of bidding space.
Slam Bidding: How to reach good slams and avoid bad slams.
Competitive Bidding: When we open the bidding and opponents compete.
Overcalls: Showing a long suit when the opponents open the bidding.
Takeout Doubles: Competing when the opponents open and you don't have a long suit.
Showing Two Suits: When the opponents open and you have two long suits.

 


     
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