March 2006 Quiz Answers and Discussion
The winner was Lauren Pinion, who got four out of six correct.
Partner opens 1S, what do you bid?
Answer 2 Spades
You have 8 points and 4 spades, (9+ spade fit) so you can bid 2S
You only have 4 points
Answer 4 Spades
With 6 Spades, your side has 11+ Spades. Shut out the competition from bidding with this 4S preemptive bid.
You have 13 points, enough for game, but only 2 Spades
You have only 2 Spades and 7 points. Not enough for spade support or game invitation.
Answer 2 Diamonds
You have 12 points and 5 nice Diamonds. You have enough to bid at the 2 level, but cant support spades with only two.