Bridge & other card games/Bidding
Playing rubber bridge and this is the first hand of the third game.
North leads with 1H
East bids 1S
What should South bid? How would you feel about a bid of 4H?
In my opinion the correct bid would be 2H. This accurately describes you hand which is basically a minimum response with heart support. Aside from having 4 card support, your hand does not have much to recommend it...one ace, no kings, no singleton or void.
Bidding 4H would be a gross misrepresentation and overbid. If partner has extra values for his opening bid he certainly has an opportunity to proceed further.