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THE BRIDGE WORLD

MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

Scores for the November 2017 Contest

Problem A

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q 7 3 8 7 5 9 A K J 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——PassPassPass
1 Pass2 *Pass
?

*BWS: invitational-plus raise

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 1001534
4 70434
3 7025
2 7021
4 60422
2 6021
4 1002
2 NT1000
4 NT1000
6 1000
else001
Problem B

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 9 4 3 7 A Q 7 5 K 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 NTPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001522
3 901047
4 6025
3 50223
2 NT001
4 001
else001
Problem C

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 3 A K J A 9 7 6 A 6 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 Pass1
Double*Pass2 Pass
?

*BWS: takeout for hearts and clubs

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 NT1001731
2 80618
Pass70537
3 5014
3 008
3 NT001
4 001
else000
Problem D

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 7 A K J 9 6 10 9 8 A 10 9
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 1 3 *
?

*preemptive

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 1001774
Double8069
4 7034
3 NT60210
4 5011
3 001
else001
Problem E

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K 7 J K 5 A K Q 9 8 5 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001635
3 90730
3 NT80514
5 6009
2 2000
4 015
4 NT003
2 NT001
3 001
else002
Problem F

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A J 7 3 A K J 8 A Q 4 3 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————PassPass
1 1 2 *Pass
?

*BWS: invitational-plus club raise, forcing to three clubs

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 100930
2 NT90813
3 80522
4 8031
3 6015
6 6013
3 NT50212
4 NT006
4 004
5 002
3 001
4 001
else000
Problem G

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K Q 3 A K 7 6 4 2 5 8 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 2 Pass3
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Double1001646
3 901031
4 8011
3 60220
4 001
Pass001
else000
Problem H

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 9 7 5 4 K 8 3 J 9 8 5 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————2 2 NT
Pass3 NT(All Pass)

What is your opening lead?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
K1001450
5901032
57058
96005
43002
93000
73000
22001
82000
A001
else001
MSC CONTEST

These are the scores that were assigned to the problems, as well as the number of votes each solution received from our expert panel, and the approximate percentage of solvers' answers.

See the November issue of The Bridge World to read the panel's in-depth discussion of these contest problems—see how each expert answered and learn how they came to their decisions.