When One Club Or One Diamond Has Been Declared

When the Dealer has called one Club or one Diamond, the Third Hand (the

score being love) must realize that going game with the declaration

made is most unlikely. He should, therefore, overbid it whenever he has

sufficient strength to justify such action. With strong Hearts or

Spades, he should bid Hearts or Royals; without such Heart or Spade

strength, but with three tricks and two suits stopped, he should bid

No-trump. In the rare case in which game seems probable with the Club

or Diamond declaration, he should advance his partner's call to two or


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