1NT Responses

Minor Suit Stayman

 

 

Minor Suit Stayman responses & rebids:

2NT denies a 4-card minor, responder rebids:

3C = 5 clubs and slam interest

3D = 5 diamonds and slam interest

3H or 3S shows a singleton or void and 5/5 or better in minors

3C shows 4 clubs w/o 4 diamonds, responder rebids:

3D = no shortness; opener cuebids or bids 3NT to play

3H/S = singleton or void; opener cuebids or bids 3NT to play

3D shows 4 diamonds w/o 4 clubs, responder rebids:

3NT = no shortness; opener cuebids or passes

3H/S = singleton or void; opener cuebids or bids 3NT to play

3H or 3S shows a double fit (4/4 in minors) and is the cheapest major suit ace

3NT shows a double fit (4/4 in minors) and no major suit ace