Stayman convention

noun Stay·man convention \ ¦stāmən- \

Definition of Stayman convention

:a convention in contract bridge of responding to an opening no-trump bid with an artificial bid in clubs to invite a rebid in a four-card major suit by the no-trump bidder if he has one

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Origin and Etymology of stayman convention

after Samuel M. Stayman, born 1909 American bridge expert


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