Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Bridge Quiz Answers for May 15

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Bridge Quiz Answers for May 15

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Q 1 * Neither vulnerable, as South, you hold:

A 5 K 8 5 J 4 2 K 9 8 5 3

Three passes to you. Do you open or don't you?

A * Some want a little "extra" to open in fourth seat, but we don't. If you want partner to pass 11's and flat 12's in second position, you must open with this hand. Bid one club.

Q 2 * East-West vulnerable, as South, you hold:

K 10 9 5 4 7 5 2 A Q 10 9 7

NORTH EAST SOUTH WEST

1 Pass 1NT Pass

2 Pass ?

What call would you make?

A * We like two spades because it gives partner a chance to bid again. Should he bid two no trump or three hearts or three spades, we'll raise to game. None of that can happen if we pass two hearts.

Q 3 * Both vulnerable, as South, you hold:

A 10 9 8 Q 8 7 3 2 A Q 9 9

With the opponents passing, you open one heart and partner responds one no trump. …

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