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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

December 2018 Contest

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

Problem A

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q 9 3 2 K 10 8 K Q A 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 PassPass
DoublePass2 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 J 3 A J 9 6 4 K 10 8 7 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 NTPass2 Pass
3 Pass3 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q J 9 K 9 3 K J A 7 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 PassPass
DoublePass2 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem D

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K J 10 3 K 9 8 7 J 5 A 5 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————2 Pass
2 Pass3 Pass
?*

*BWS: no double-negative in this situation. By agreement, 4 NT natural.

What call do you make?

 
Problem E

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K Q K 8 6 10 6 5 A Q 9 7 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——2 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem F

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

8 7 A K 7 J 9 3 Q 10 5 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
PassPass1 1
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 4 10 9 7 2 K 7 5 3 A K 10
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————1
Pass1 Pass2
Pass3 NT(All Pass)

Dummy shows:

Q A 5 3 A Q 8 6 4 2 9 3 2

Partner leads the club six (consistent with 6-5-4, 8-6-5-4, or Q-J-8-6) - deuce - king - seven.

What do you play?

 
Problem H

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 10 9 10 9 K 8 7 6 A 10 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————Pass4
PassPassPass

What is your opening lead?

 
Solver Info
 
 
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