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Better response structure to 1M openings allowing responded to make short suit game tries without losing Jacoby + bergen/mixed raise.

So one thing I've found was in standard bidding it's very hard for responder to make short suit game tries. Partner opens 1s what are your options with:

Qxx x KQxxx QJxx

Opposite:

AKxxx xxx Axx xx game has great chances

Opposite

AKJxx KQJ xxx xx game is dead on arrival.

Here's my proposal:

1h - 2s and 1s - 2nt shows a short suit game try. Relay asks for the shortness then 1 under shortness. 4M accepts any shortness, 3M rejects all game tries.

So 1h - 2s - 2nt (ask) - ?

3c diamond shortness3d spade shortness3h club shortness

1s - 2nt - 3c (ask) - ?

3d - heart shortness3h - club shortness3s - diamond shortness

1h - 2nt is Jacoby1s - 3c is Jacoby

1h - 3c is 4 card limit raise 9-11 (3d last train/check back for max)

1h - 3d is 4 card constructive raise 6+ - 8

1s - 3d is 4 card limit raise 9-11 (3h last train/check back for max)

1s - 3h 4 card constructive raise 6+ - 8*if you don't play bergen just use those same bids for what ever you're playing right now.

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