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If anybody were to ask me to name the most undesirable feature of the unusual no trump, I would have to say that it is not unusual enough. Like the weak two-bid, it is optional equipment in the Goren method. But, having this shiny gadget in your arsenal, the temptation to use it becomes so great that you use it when you should not.
To recapitulate briefly, the unusual no trump is a bid invented on the spur of the moment by Alvin Roth. A no trump is unusual when it is made in circumstances where it cannot logically-mean what it ordinarily would. For example, the bidding goes:
South cannot have a three-no-trump bid, because he passed originally. Therefore he is asking partner to take out. A double would ask partner to bid his best suit and would particularly encourage him to bid spades—the other major. The unusual no trump almost always asks partner to choose between minors.
This convention is especially valuable when opponents' preemptive tactics might make it difficult to show both minor suits with a strong two suiter. For example:
[2 of Spades]