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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

August 2017 Contest

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

Problem A

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 8 6 4 3 K 8 5 4 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Double
?*

*BWS: 2 NT = invitational-plus raise; new-suit double jump = splinter; new-suit triple jump = exclusion-ask

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 4 10 4 K J 7 4 2 K 9 6 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 3 3
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 10 3 8 7 4 K 9 3 2 K J 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
PassPass1 1
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem D

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q A K 6 J 7 5 Q J 9 8 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 Pass
2 Pass2 *Pass
?

*BWS: one-round force; 2 or 3 by opener nonforcing

What call do you make?

 
Problem E

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 10 8 7 2 10 7 6 8 6 5 3 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem F

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q 10 6 A K 4 2 3 A 10 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 2 Pass3
DoublePass3 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q J 10 9 4 2 K Q 8 7 5 2 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——3 Pass3 *
?

*forcing
BWS: double = spades and diamonds. By agreement: 4  = majors, 4 = natural

What call do you make?

 
Problem H

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

3 J 5 A J 7 6 K Q J 10 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 2 *3 4
5 PassPass5
PassPassPass

*majors

What is your opening lead?

 
Solver Info
 
 
MSC CONTEST
ENTRY FORM

INSTRUCTIONS

North-South use
Bridge World Standard 2017.

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