More info on SAYC: ACBL SAYC System Booklet and ACBL Standard Yellow Card (both in PDF format). See also: Full SAYC convention card. SAYC Bridge Conventions. Here are some of the conventions that should be played under normal circumstances. Trying to put all we play in one place in a. Standard American is a bidding system for the game of bridge widely used in North America promulgated by the American Contract Bridge League. SAYC is widely used in internet bridge play, but only rarely in on-site tournament play.

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If a transfer is doubled, opener may: DOPI double with no aces, pass with one ace and with more bid naturally. When not holding in the major suits, responder will bid 2NT with invitational values or 3NT with game forcing values. However, Stayman may be used when responder is much weaker, in hopes of securing a better contract.

Blackwood is employed to ask for aces. Pass with any decent holding. With game forcing values, transfer to spades and then bid 3. A minor suit rebid shows at least five cards in the bid minor and slam interest [e. The bid denies a four-card major suit.


Holding a six-card or longer suit, raise to the three level when invitational and the four level when holding game sayf.

SAYC Bridge Conventions

Following opener’s rebid, responder may limit his hand with a minimum rebid in NT or in a previously mentioned suit. Doubles of suit bids are for take out over opening part score bids and penalty over opening bids at the game level or higher. A cuebid overcall, when the opponents have bid only one suit, is a “Michaels cuebid”, showing a two-suiter or more distributional.

New suits by responder below game level are forcing.

SAYC (Standard American Yellow Card)

The partnership is not committed to game. Responder corrects to 3 when holding a long diamond suit. A raise of opener’s suit is to play and is often preemptive. There is one exception.

Suit bids at the one level are forcing for one round. Sign off in a part score. Opener rebids his suit with a minimum weak two points. A pass, albeit rare, is for penalty.

Unless otherwise noted elsewhere, any bid or double by the opponents cancels a convention intended for non-competitive sequences. Jump raise partner’s suit or jump rebid his own suit. Which card is led from xxx, xxxx or xxxxx. There is nothing ‘new’, per se, which an ACOL player would be surprised by. Shows a good hand if the opponent’s double was for takeout e. Do not upgrade for support points.

Asks opener to show a suit with a void or singleton to help responder evaluate slam prospects. With Game Forcing Values or More: A balancing double followed by 2NT shows points. If responder has bid a suit at the one level, he next determines whether he wishes to sign off in a partscore, invite game, sign off in game, or force to game and get more information about opener’s hand. Holding in the minors, open sxyc. Note the high bridbe of the range is precautionary in that some 11 HCP hands, particularly if partner is an unpassed hand, can be too strong for a weak two.


Raise points and four-card support or better. Show a second suit, four cards or longer, lower ranking than the first. New suits, even at the bride level, are forcing when made by an unpassed hand.


Rebid his own second suit at the cheapest level weak hand. A cue bid of an bridg by RHO [e. Which card is led from AKx. Responses show the number of aces by steps. Responder tailors his first bid based on the strength of his hand: