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Cappelletti is used when the opponents open 1NT. 

Aside from the Double in Capp -- the main purpose is to interfere with the bidding. 
A Double is for Penalty -- only if your partner is exceptionally weak would he remove    the double. 
A Bid of 2C shows a one-suited hand -- this will relay to 2D and partner will show his suit at his next turn.
A Bid of 2D shows both Majors (at least 5/4) -- Partner will bid his best Major. 
A Bid of 2H shows Hearts and a Minor Suit -- 2nt ASKS for the Minor. 
A Bid of 2S shows Spades and a Minor Suit -- 2nt ASKS for the Minor. 
A Bid of 2NT shows both Minors and asks for a T/O in the Minors.       

Hand 1
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North

East

South

West

Pass

1nt

2S

Pass

2nt*

Pass

3C

Pass

3S

Pass

Pass

Pass


East openes a Strong Notrump.  

South bids 2S* showing the Spade suit and a unspecified Minor.  This partnership has agreed to play Cappelleti. 
When it comes around to North
he bids an artificial 2nt* since he wishes to know his partner's Minor suit.  He has an invitational hand and wishes to explore a possible diamond fit.  When South shows Clubs North takes a preference for Spades and his partner passes.  

Hand 2
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North

East

South

West

- - 1nt 2H
Pass 3H Pass 4H
Pass Pass  Pass
South openes a Strong Notrump.  

West bids 2H* -- showing Hearts and a Minor suit.  This Partnership has agreed to play Cappelletti.  When it comes around to East he raises Hearts to the 3 Level showing good support. 

With a nice distributional hand and some encouragement from his partner West bids a game in Hearts.

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