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Michaels Cue Bid

Michaels Cue Bid                                                                                       

Michaels Cue Bid is used to show your partner that you have two suits with at least five cards in each.  There is no point minimum to use this convention.  However care should be taken with this bidding.  Vulnerability needs to be taken into account when using Michaels Cue Bid.

Michaels Cue bid works like this after an opening of 1 in a suit by your partner.

Overcall                                                             Meaning

A 2 Club overcall of 1 Club                          Shows at least five Hearts AND five Spades

A 2 Diamond overcall of 1 Daimond      Shows at least five Hearts AND five Spades

A 2 Heart overcall of 1 Heart                       Shows at least 5 Spades and at least 5 of one of the minor suits

A2 Spade  overcall of 1 Spade                     Shows at least 5 Hears and at least 5 of one of the minor suits

With this information the open will set the suit and level for the contract.

 

James Frazee

Author, Beginning Bridge by the Numbers

www.jamesfrazeebook.com

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