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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

September 2020 Contest

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

Problem A

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K Q J 10 8 7 Q J 2 K 3 J 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass2 Pass
2 *Pass3 Pass
?

*BWS: does not necessarily indicate six-card suit

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

4 K 5 J 10 9 5 4 K 9 5 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————Pass
Pass1 PassPass
?*

*BWS: 1 NT = natural; 10-11 HCP

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K 9 2 K 4 6 K J 8 6 5 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——Pass1 3
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem D

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 8 6 2 K Q A K Q 6 K J 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————1
Double1 Pass2
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem E

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 3 J 6 5 4 K Q 9 3 2 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——3 DoublePass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem F

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

3 A K J 10 9 6 2 A K Q 6 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——PassPass1
?*

*BWS: 2 NT = hearts and clubs, any biddable strength

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K 10 2 A Q 10 7 6 2 A 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem H

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 7 3 A Q 9 7 5 4 10 6 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————3
PassPassPass

What is your opening lead?

 
Solver Info
 
 
MSC CONTEST
ENTRY FORM

INSTRUCTIONS

North-South use
Bridge World Standard 2017.

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