A competitive raise is a raise with intervention between, e.g.

are competitive raises.

Once a fit has been found, any competitive raise afterwards just shows willingness to compete and extra trump length, but nothing about strength. However, other denomination bid suggests a game try or slam try, depends on the level.


Single raise - Jump raise
Competitive raise - Preemptive raise - Constructive raise - Limit raise - Forcing raise
Inverted minor raise - Bergen raise - Splinter - Jacoby 2NT - Truscott 2NT (Jordan 2NT)
Quantitative slam invite