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June 2006 Quiz Answers and Discussion

2C is strong and artificial, 2D, 2H, and 2S are preemptive.

1.  Partner opens 2S.  What do you bid? 

  K J 10       8 7 6         10 9 3       A 9 3 2

Answer – Pass – not enough for game

2.   Partner opens 2S.  What do you bid?

  K 5     ♥   9 8 5 2        A K Q        A 10 8 3

Answer – 4S – With a total of 8 spades and 16 points you have game

 3. Partner opens 2NT.  What do you bid?

  K9 5 2      A 7 6    9 8 7 6 2     J

Answer – 3C – Use Stayman to look for a 8 card (golden fit) in the spade suit

 4. Partner opens 2C.  What do you bid?

  Q 8 7 6     Q 10 8 6    9 6 3        Q 4

Answer – 2D – Partner has strong hand, bid 2 D as waiting, looking for suit fit

 5.  Partner opens 2H.  What do you bid?

  A Q 9 6       J 3      10 6 4 2      A 9 6

Answer – Pass – Not enough for game

 6.  Partner opens 2NT.  What do you bid?

  A 10 9     ♥    7 5 3         Q 8 6 2       10  7 4

Answer – 3NT – No four card major and enough for game