A takeout double can be made after the opponents have opened the bidding. It shows 13+ TP and at least 3 cards in all of the unbid suits.
Double is written by making an “X” on the bidding pad.
Your right-hand opponent opens 1♣. What is your bid?
|1.||Introduction To Bridge - Hand Evaluation|
|6.||Responder Suit Bids|
|7.||Responder No Trump Bids|
|9.||Responding To Overcalls|
|11.||Responding With Balanced Hands|
|12.||Responding With An Unbalanced Hand|
|14.||Responses To NoTrump Rebids|
|15.||Overcall Or Double|
|17.||Responses To Takeout Doubles|
|19.||Responses To 2NT|
|20.||Opening Strong 2 Clubs|
|21.||Responding to a Strong 2 Club Opening|
|22.||Responding to an Opening Weak 2 Bid|