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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

May 2020 Contest

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

Problem A

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 10 2 A K K 10 8 6 5 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 2 A K J 6 A J 9 7 2 J 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——3 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

8 7 10 9 6 5 3 2 8 Q J 6 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 1
?*

*BWS: 2  preemptive

What call do you make?

 
Problem D

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q J 10 5 2 8 7 4 10 5 4 3 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem E

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 2 10 8 5 10 9 6 4 2 A K 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 NTPass2 Pass
?*

* = strong raise of diamonds with no direct relationship to hearts; 3 NT = nonforcing with diamond fit; 4  = strong raise of diamonds with a control in clubs

What call do you make?

 
Problem F

Matchpoints
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K Q 10 9 5 4 K 7 3 Q 9 6 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
?*

*BWS: 3 NT = preemptive triple raise with some defense

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

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

What call do you make?

 
Problem H

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q J 5 A K J 10 9 5 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 PassPass2
2 3 (All Pass)

What is your opening lead?

 
Solver Info
 
 
MSC CONTEST
ENTRY FORM

INSTRUCTIONS

North-South use
Bridge World Standard 2017.

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