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Polish Club question

It is widely recognised that the main weakness of a Strong Club opening is its susceptibility to aggressive intervention. In order to counteract this, a 1 opening in Polish Club is three-way: either 12-14 HCP balanced, 15+ with clubs, or 18+ any shape. The idea behind including the weaker hands is to inhibit intervention.

My question is this: what value is there in moving the 15-17 HCP club hands out of the natural 2 opening into the 1 opening? It seems to me that all this achieves is to complicate the unravelling process in the following rounds of bidding without adding anything to the aim of reducing interference. 

Comments welcomed (especially from Polish Club players)

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