Culbertson system


Cul·​bert·​son system
: a system of bidding in contract bridge characterized by the use of approach and forcing bids, limited no-trump bids, and ace-showing no-trump bids

called also approach-forcing system

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after Ely Culbertson †1955 American authority on contract bridge

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“Culbertson system.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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