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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

October 2017 Contest

Deadline: September 10 at 11:00 a.m. (EST)

Problem A

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

9 6 4 K Q 10 Q 10 5 A J 9 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
?*

*BWS: 2  game-force; 2 NT invitational

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K J 10 9 10 10 3 A 9 6 5 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
PassPass1 Pass
1 Pass2 Pass
?*

*BWS: 3  nonforcing

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 10 K 10 7 5 4 A K A 7 6 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————2
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem D

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A Q K 9 5 10 4 2 A K Q 9 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 1 Double*Pass
?

*BWS: at least four-four in the majors
BWS: 2  game-force

What call do you make?

 
Problem E

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

8 7 5 4 3 A K J 9 A 10 8 3

As dealer, which of these plans do you prefer?

(a) 1 - (Pass) - 1 - (Pass) - 2
(b) 1 - (Pass) - 1 - (Pass) - 2
(c) 1 - (Pass) - 1 - (Pass) - 2

 
Problem F

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 9 6 K J 8 4 2 A K 10 4 Q
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——2 Pass3
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 9 3 A Q J 10 6 A K 3 K 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————Pass
1 PassPass1
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem H

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 8 7 5 K 10 9 3 2 J 4 A 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————1
Pass1 NTPass2
Pass3 Pass4
PassPassPass

What is your opening lead?

 
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