# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

CJC
Matchpt strategy: weak twos
5
Other
03/15/2008

Term
 Describe the seat position order (on a continuum from conservative to liberal) for opening with a weak two.
Definition
 4th seat: a weak two opening is constructive, with 11-16 hcp and 6+ card suit.2nd seat: a weak two opening is sound, with 6-10 hcp and 2/3 honors.1st seat: a weak two opening is destructive and liberal, with 6-10 hcp.3rd seat: a weak two opening is the most liberal and destructive, especially with fav. vul. Partner has already passed; 4th seat must have a great hand.
Term
 When a player opens a "weak two" in 4th seat, what is a more appropriate term?
Definition
 It is actually a 4th seat 2 bid and is classified as intermediate with 11-16 hcp and 6+ cards.
Term
 What hand pattern/quality is required to consider opening a weak two with only five cards?
Definition
 The hand pattern must be 5-4-3-1 (not with both majors).The suit must be solid, i.e., AKQxx.
Term
 As an opponent, what is the most flexible call over a weak two opening?
Definition
 Double.However, if you double, you must be prepared to sit for whatever partner bids.If you double and then bid over partner, you must have 17+ hcp.
Term
 When dealer opens a weak two, what call must balancer make in 4th seat?
Definition
 Most often, balancer will double to protect partner in 2nd seat.
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