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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

Scores for the July 2020 Contest

Problem A

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A Q 4 2 A K J 4 3 3 K 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 1 3 NTPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
4 NT1001733
Pass70749
4 6014
4 5016
5 NT5010
6 NT1004
4 002
5 001
6 001
else000
Problem B

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 6 4 10 9 3 K 10 K Q J 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Double
?*

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1002065
Pass7035
1 NT60219
Redouble6029
2 NT001
3 001
else000
Problem C

Matchpoints
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A J 9 2 Q 6 5 7 6 3 J 4 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
PassPass1 Double
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
1 1002065
1 NT60730
Pass4004
Redouble4001
else000
Problem D

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 A 9 7 2 J 9 8 5 3 2 K 9
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————Pass
PassPass1 Pass
?

What is your plan?

(a) 2 ; (b) 1 NT; then, after
(Pass) - 2 - (Pass) - ?*
(b1) Pass (b2) 2 (b3) 3

*BWS: Bart applies. By agreement, 3  directly weak, after Bart is stronger.

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
a1001927
b260455
b350315
b14013
else000
Problem E

Matchpoints
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 10 9 7 2 4 K J 6 5 4 2 7
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 1 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001314
1 901140
Pass50345
2 001
else000
Problem F

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 10 8 7 5 A K J 10 6 9 7 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——3 PassPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Double100947
4 80725
3 80714
3 6035
Pass4019
else000
Problem G

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

2 A Q 9 7 A K 7 6 4 2 J 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————2 3
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 1001347
Double90816
Pass60535
3 4012
4 001
else000
Problem H

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 5 4 2 A J 7 6 3 K 10 8 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————3
Double4 (All Pass)

What is your opening lead?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
8100724
1010032
K10020
290421
A80829
A60319
44003
24001
6001
3001
else000
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 July 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.