Standard American Partnership Notes
"Adopt" or "Adapt" these notes to
your form detailed partnership agreements with your favorite partner(s).
These notes don't merely explain the conventions
& treatments listed; rather, each bid is presented in the context of the
auction in which it is appropriately used.
The notes cover the meaning of each bid, as well as describing what the
continuation bids mean and what to do if and when the opponents interfere!
bidding misunderstandings before they happen!
bidding sequences that require partnership discussion.
how partnership agreements should be modified based upon competition,
vulnerability, and position.
convention cards filled out to properly describe the agreements in the notes.
in a looseleaf format so that you can add pages if you decide to modify or
extend the recommended agreements.
into four main sections:
- Partnership Bidding
- Competitive Bidding
- Defensive Bidding
- Defensive Carding
In 36 pages, these notes cover "standard"
bidding agreements and treatments.
Conventions are divided into three categories:
One Star - These are basic conventions that are essential
to "Standard American." They are recommended for everyone.
Two Star - These are optional, additional conventions
that are commonly played by "Standard
Three Star - These are optional, additional
conventions that I recommend you add to your agreements after you are comfortable with the two star conventions.
In addition, these notes cover what to do over
interference, standard opening leads, standard defensive signaling, and more!
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