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MASTER SOLVERS CLUB

Scores for the February 2023 Contest

Problem A

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A Q K Q 10 8 7 4 A K J 5 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————Pass4
?*

*BWS: 4 NT natural

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
4 100953
5 90711
5 NT8054
Double80421
6 4010
5 2007
6 2002
Pass1000
4 NT001
else001
Problem B

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 3 10 8 4 2 Q 10 8 5 Q 4 3
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 2
Pass3 DoublePass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 1001328
3 70653
Pass50510
3 4028
3 NT001
else000
Problem C

Matchpoints
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A 9 8 A K 4 K J 7 3 2 Q 6
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 2
3 Pass3 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 NT100846
4 NT90816
4 70424
4 7032
4 6039
5 NT4001
4 001
6 NT001
else000
Problem D

Matchpoints
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

6 5 A J 10 8 3 8 5 3 2 Q J
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
1 NTPass2 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 1001525
Pass80725
2 50442
3 2007
else001
Problem E

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

J 6 K 9 4 2 A K Q 3 10 6 4
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 Pass
2 Pass2 *Pass
?

*BWS: need not be six-plus-card suit

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
2 NT1001540
3 80942
3 4028
3 1000
3 NT005
4 004
else001
Problem F

Imps
East-West vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A J 6 3 8 7 5 Q 2 A J 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
————1 1
Double2 3 Pass
?

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
3 1001372
3 8085
4 50310
5 4028
Pass1003
4 001
4 001
else000
Problem G

Imps
North-South vulnerable
You, South, hold:

A K J 6 A K J 9 5 3 J 6 5
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 PassPass
?*

*BWS: 2  = majors

What call do you make?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
Double1001561
2 80920
1 3027
4 3000
2 2009
3 003
else000
Problem H

Imps
Both sides vulnerable
You, South, hold:

10 8 4 2 A 10 8 3 10 4 J 9 2
SOUTHWESTNORTHEAST
——1 Pass1
Pass2 Pass2
Pass3 Pass3 NT
PassPassPass

What is your opening lead?

 
ActionScorePanel
Votes
% of
Solvers
J10097
1080622
280515
47021
360331
260114
92006
8002
else002
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 February 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.