Source: The Bob Crosby Memorial Library
Friday, June 23, 2006 5:30 PM Hand Evaluation – Balancing (Qbids )
When partner makes aT/O double, how forcing is a Q bid? This subject, of course , has been discussed at length by experts in the Bridge World for years. They have included an understanding in Bridge World standard that a Q bid is forcing until a suit is rebid/raised or game has been reached. In otherwords ,you can not pass a bid made after a Q bid. You promise at leastone morebid. This understanding prevents jumping to force so conserves room to explore for your best fit or slam.
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