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Penalty Double of a Strong Notrump in the Worlds?

How many of you play penalty doubles of a strong notrump? Of a weak notrump? Please vote below the hand diagram.

Steve and I used to play different defenses over strong and weak notrumps but when we started simplifying our system years back we gave that up. An old-fashioned player in many ways, my husband refused to give up penalty doubles. Since strong notrumps have gotten weaker and weaker (14-16 is very prevalent now), I am starting to agree with this treatment. We were rewarded beyond my expectations when three penalty doubles came along in the National Senior Mixed Pairs last year and 800, 1100, and some other good result later we had won the event!

Here is a hand from the semis of the current World's where the penalty doublers were also well rewarded. The Fantunes escaped because they play a weak notrump so opened one of a minor. The Helgenesses made a penalty double of a 14-16 notrump and collected a number versus USA1. The play below is from another table, the Helgenesses led trumps and found a better +1100 defence.

West
J64
4
K7652
K953
North
A952
AJ83
QJ
A86
East
KQ10
KQ106
A1043
Q2
South
873
9752
98
J1074
W
N
E
S
1NT
X
XX
P
2
X
P
P
P
D
21
2X North
NS: 0 EW: 0
K
2
4
A
1
1
0
Q
3
8
K
0
1
1
4
5
10
3
2
1
2
K
7
6
A
1
2
2
2
Q
8
J
2
2
3
Q
5
2
3
2
2
4
6
7
3
8
0
2
5
5
J
A
9
2
2
6
10
9
5
J
0
2
7
6
9
4
4
3
3
7
7
9
A
2
1
4
7
6
Q
10
K
0
4
8
7
8
10
J
3
5
8
N/S -800
13

No double of 1NT is penalites
Double of a weak notrump only is penalties
All doubles of a notrump are penalties by UPH

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