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1. Description of Opening Bids

1C 15+ HCP, any shape.
1D 10-14 HCP, 4+H, may have a longer suit, may be three-suited with both majors.
1H 10-14 HCP, 4+S, 0-3H, may have a longer minor suit.
1S 10-14 HCP, 4+/4+ in minors, may be three-suited with both minors.
1NT 12-14 HCP, balanced, 4333,4432, or 5332 with 5 card minor
2C 10-14 HCP 6+C; or 6-9 HCP, 6+D; or 6-9 HCP, 5+/5+ in H +S
2D 10-14 HCP 6+D; or 6-9 HCP, 6+H; or 6-9 HCP, 5+/5+ in S+C
2H Acol II (8-9 PT) in H, usually less than 15 HCP; or 6-9 HCP, 6+S; or 6-9 HCP, 5+/5+ in D+C
2S Acol II (8-9 PT) in S, usually less than 15 HCP; or 6-9 HCP, with 6+C; or 6-9 HCP, 5+/5+ in H+D
2NT 6-9 HCP, 5+/5+ in S+D or H+C
3C Weak III in D (transfer preempt)
3D Weak III in H (transfer preempt)
3H Weak III in S (transfer preempt)
3S Unspecified nine-card suit, no minimum strength
3NT Gambling in S, AKQxxxx, no outside controls
4C-4S Preemptive with suit bid
4NT Extreme minors
5C,5D Preemptive in suit bid
5H,5S 11 playing trick hands missing A & K of trumps