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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

August 2019 Contest

Deadline: July 10 at 9:00 a.m. (ET)

Problem A

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 10 8 7 6 2 3 K 9 8 3 A 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 Pass2 Pass
?*

*BWS: 2  one-round force (but followed by
is forcing)

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 9 6 9 6 5 4 K J 9 6 3 K
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
PassPass1 1
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 K 7 5 9 8 6 4 3 2 A K 7
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
PassPassPass1
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem D

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K A Q 3 A 7 6 4 3 2 A K Q
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
?

What is your plan?

(a) 2 - (Pass) - 2 - (Pass) - ?
(a1) 2 NT (a2) 3
(b) 2 NT
(c) 1 - (Pass) - 1 - (Pass) - ?
(c1) 2 (c2) 2 NT (c3) 3 (c4) 3 NT

 
Problem E

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J A 10 4 2 6 A K 10 8 7 5 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 1 1 3
?*

*BWS: double cooperative-takeout

What call do you make?

 
Problem F

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 9 8 7 5 3 2 K 3 A J 8 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 8 5 A 8 5 A 9 6 A Q 10 8
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——2 Double3
?*

*BWS: 4 NT takeout

What call do you make?

 
Problem H

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 9 8 7 8 7 Q J 10 K Q 10 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————1
Pass1 Pass1
Pass4 *Pass4 NT
Pass5 Pass5 NT
Pass7 Pass7
PassPassPass

*splinter

What is your opening lead?

 
Solver Info
 
 
MSC CONTEST
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North-South use
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