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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

Scores for the April 2021 Contest

Problem A

Board-a-match
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 8 6 Q 7 4 K Q J 9 A 9 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 3 DoublePass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Pass1001537
3 NT80743
3 70410
3 5018
4 1002
else000
Problem B

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 10 6 5 2 K 9 3 K Q J 10 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 1 2 *3
?

*BWS: general game-force

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
4 1001066
Pass90918
4 8066
4 NT6010
Double5016
6 1000
4 002
4 001
5 001
5 001
else000
Problem C

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 9 4 2 K 7 6 9 7 A 10 6 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——3 DoublePass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Pass1001750
3 80613
3 NT70424
4 30012
else001
Problem D

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

Q 3 6 K J 10 8 2 J 10 9 7 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 1 Pass
?*

*BWS: simple new-suit advance nonforcing; jump new-suit advance invitational

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001537
Pass801051
2 6028
2 003
2 001
else000
Problem E

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

K Q A K 10 5 Q 6 2 A K 6 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——3 PassPass
DoublePass4 Double
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Pass1001218
5 90930
6 7038
5 NT6022
4 50127
Redouble008
5 004
4 NT003
else000
Problem F

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A Q J 8 7 2 5 K 10 9 4 K 10
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——Pass1 Pass
1 2 Pass3
DoublePass4 NTPass
?

(F1) Do you agree with the double [BWS: cooperative-takeout]? (yes|no)
(F2) What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
yes | 5 1001030
yes | 6 70412
yes | 5 NT7045
no | 5 70222
no | 5 NT7023
no | 6 6025
yes | 5 6002
yes | 6 6002
no | 5 5013
no | 6 5013
yes | Pass5012
no | Pass4002
no | 5 004
yes | 5 002
yes | 5 002
no | 5 001
else000
Problem G

Imps
Neither side vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A Q 7 6 4 3 Q A K Q Q 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
1 Pass1 NTPass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 100830
3 90611
3 NT8058
2 7044
3 60229
2 NT6029
2 004
4 003
else002
Problem H

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

7 5 A Q 10 4 K 10 6 Q 10 9 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——————2 NT
Pass3 Pass3
Pass3 NT(All Pass)

What is your opening lead?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
71001152
59041
1080616
27038
A6027
450113
Q002
10001
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 April 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.