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The primary intention of Jacoby 2NT is to make getting to a slam more accurate. It should be used only by regular partners because if one partner forgets a step, chaos and a poor score could follow!
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Some players misjudge the strength of their hand and should open at the one level rather than the Weak-Two level. Doing so might give their partner more information.
“Fourth Suit Forcing” is used when neither partner has passed and one of the partners recognizes that the partnership has enough points for game or slam.
This week we will investigate when you should stop bidding and PASS instead. Your partner’s bid is just inviting, not forcing, and perhaps you should PASS!