When they interfere with your Multi 2
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When your Multi two diamonds in interferred with.

  What do you do when your multi 2 opening is interfered with? This page was provided my Mr. Michael Barel.  
  When I used to play the Multi 2 I used the following: -  
1) If RHO doubles
  (a) Pass suggests playing in 2 doubled. Showing 5+ 's and implying shortage in a major.
  (b) 2/♠ retain their meaning as if there were no double.
  (c) Redouble shows willingness to compete at the 3 level.
2) Over a 2/♠ overcall
  (a) Pass means you have nothing to say.
  (b) Double means ‘pass if that's your suit, otherwise bid your suit'. The solves the problem when they bid 2 and you have x KJxx Axxxx Kxx
3) 2NT after any intervention retains its ‘forcing-asking' meaning. Use your usual responses.
4) 3/ is perhaps best played as non forcing showing a good suit.

3/♠ is pass or correct as normal.


3NT is to play.

7) 4/♠ is to play.

Double of 2NT and higher is penalty.


Don't worry about opener having the strong types. Your responses should deal primarily with the weak major type.

Enjoy your Multi…
  Michael Barel
  Pattaya Bridge Club - www.pattayabridge.com
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