Delayed Canape Rexford Eichenbaum

Delayed Canapé This is a developing concept originating with Mr. Kenneth Rexford (aka Ken), of Lima, Ohio, United States, blogger, and Mr. Kenneth Eichenbaum (aka Ken), of Columbus, Ohio, United States. The source is archived information on his Internet blog called Cuebidding At Bridge. Mr. Keneth Rexford is the author of Cuebidding At Bridge, published […]

Weak Jump Shift

Weak Jump Shift Response During the evolution of the game of bridge the introduction and employment of the immediate Strong Jump Shift response by the responder, signifying a minimum of 15-16 high card points plus and a 6-card suit, became standard. This action was forcing and many bridge players and bridge authorities considered it forcing […]

Hello Convention

This conventional defense method was devised and developed by Mr. Gerald W. Helms , also known Jerry Helms, of North Carolina, United States. The defense method is derived from the surnames of Mr. Jerry Helms and his bridge partner and co-contributor Mr. Bill Lohman. This defense method was developed as an improvement of the Cappelletti […]

Jordan Two No Trump

Since the official designation, which is Two No Trump Response Over Opponent’s Takeout Double, is too long, this convention has simply been called Truscott Two No Trump, Jordan Two No Trump and Dormer Two No Trump. This conventional method was devised by Mr. Alan Truscott and described by him in The Bridge World magazine, issue November 1954. However, the second designation for […]

Leaping Michaels

The concept is attributed to Mr. Mark David Feldman, a bidding player and bridge theorist. He was born in the year 1951 and is of New York City, New York, United States. He is also the originator of a defense methiod to a strong Club opening, devised in the year 1971 at the age of […]

Goren Bidding System

The basics of the Goren Bidding System includes opening the longest suit first. Other features is opening the lower of 4-4 in the Minor suits, jumping to 2 No Trump or 3 of the opening suit, if the point count is 13 to 15 support points. The No Trump range is between 16 and 18 […]

Exclusion Keycard Blackwood

Exclusion Keycard Blackwood is a continuation and extenuation of the Roman Key Card Blackwood convention. The concept behind this convention is to show a void while exploring for the possibility of a slam. The bidding process is quite easy to learn and will assist in reaching, through the exchange of information, the correct contract. Many […]

Support Double

Support Doubles and Support Redoubles The Support Double was devised by Mr. Eric Rodwell, and is a method that enables the opening bidder to clarify or show precisely the degree of support of the suit of the partner or responder. This generally occurs in a competitive auction, in which an opponent interferes at a low […]


Brozel Convention This is a conventional method with the purpose of defending against a 1 No Trump opening generally with a range of 15-17 high card points. The Brozel convention was developed by Mr. Bernard Zeller of New Jersey, United States, and can be applied either in the direct or balancing position. The conventional method […]

Lavinthal Signals

These suit preference signals were devised and developed by Mr. Hy Lavinthal, who was born in the year 1894 and died in the year 1972, and who is of Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Among other accomplishments he served as the Associate Editor of The Bridge World under the employment of Mr. Ely Culbertson. According […]

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