A forcing raise normally refers to a double raise that shows at least a game-forcing hand. For example, 1-3 is a game-forcing raise.

This treatment is now mostly obsolete, and replaced by limit raise instead.


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