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Old 02-27-2019, 01:09 PM
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If you open 1C you're likely to get overcalled and you may find yourself at the 4 or 5 level the next time you bid. E.g. 1C - 1H - P - 4H - now what? Are you going to bid 4S or 5C? An opening 2C bid may shut the opponents up.