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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

February 2020 Contest

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

Problem A

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 9 7 3 9 7 2 A K 10 8
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 NT2
?*

*BWS: double = takeout

What call do you make?

 
Problem B

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K 5 2 A K 9 6 4 2 A 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem C

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

3 A Q 4 2 A K J Q 7 5 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
?

Which of these plans do you prefer?

(a) 1 - (Pass) - 1 - (Pass) -?
(a1) 1 NT (a2) 2 (a3) 2 (a4) 2 NT
(b) 1 (c) 1 (d) 1 NT

 
Problem D

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

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

What call do you make?

 
Problem E

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J A 10 7 5 4 6 4 2 A 9 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 NTPass2 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem F

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A J 8 3 5 3 Q 6 3 A 9 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 Pass1
Pass1 Double*Pass
?

*BWS: strong hand; length in diamonds

What call do you make?

 
Problem G

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 5 9 Q 8 A K 10 8 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 Pass1 NT
2 2 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
Problem H

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 5 4 Q 9 8 7 10 7 6 J 7 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————1
Pass1 Pass2 NT
Pass6 NT(All Pass)

What is your opening lead?

 
Solver Info
 
 
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