This guide to the Acol style of bidding is meant to reflect what one might expect sitting down with a pickup partner and agreeing to play 'Acol' or 'Benjaminised Acol'.
Unfortunately there is no 'Standard Acol' system and its 4cM Weak 1NT chassis gets much modified. This page has a list of things to discuss as you sit down - depending on how much time you might have.
one of a Suit
Weak No Trump
Opening 2 level:
- Standard Acol
- Benjamin style
Sitting down opposite an "Acol" playerHere in Britain it is commonplace to sit down and agree to play "Acol" or "Benjamin" with only a little extra discussion. The following list (in a sort of rough order of importance) suggested what I'd like to clarify about partnership methods playing with a stranger.
I think that's enough unless you play together regularly - good luck!
www.chrisryall.net/bridge/acol/agree.htm © Chris Ryall 1987-2008