The 2NT opening is a standard opening showing a balanced hand and 20-21 (or 22) HCPs. With a distributional hand in this point range, instead open Strong two clubs. After a 2NT opening, most of the same conventions are in play as after a 1NT opening, including Stayman, Jacoby transfers, and Texas transfers.

Responses Edit

The following are the responses to a 2NT opening:

Interference Edit

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