Revised 9/14/13

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The current regulations for alerting when using Puppet Stayman sequences are as follows:

1NT – P – 2♣ – P                    the 2♣ bid is not alerted

2, 2, 2♠, or 2NT*                the rebids by opener are alerted,

 

2NT – P – 3♣ – P                    the 3♣ bid is not alerted

3 , 3 , 3♠, or 3NT*                the rebids by opener are alerted

 

1NT – P – 3♣                          Alert 3♣

 

2♣ – P – 2 – P

2NT – P – 3♣                          Sequences like these follow the same guidelines as if partner had opened 2NT

 

Online Resources

Laws of Duplicate Bridge 

Duplicate Decisions 

General, Mid-Chart, and Super Chart Conventions 

Alert Chart 

Alert Procedures