Passion of The Game of Bridge

5 Card Major (Heart/Spade) in 1NT Opening (Weak or Strong)?

One of the top question during establishing a bidding system is whether or not to open 1NT with 5 cards Major (Heart or Spade) 5-3-3-2. So, why or why not we should include 5 card major – balance into 1NT Opening. What’s the pluses and minuses… ? Let’s get started

The Advantages of Opening 1NT (No Trump): A Bridge Hidden Gem

Regardless of the flavor of 1NT opening that you and your partner chose (Weak No Trump 12-15hcp, Strong NT 16-18hcp or Mini NT 10-12hcp, with or without 5 card Major, etc), there are certain advantages that can make Opening 1 NT a hidden gem to advance your bridge experience.