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March 2007 Quiz Answers and Discussion

Four-way tie: We had 4 students with 5/6 correct and all had very good discussions:


Your Right Hand Opponent opens 1 H.  Do you overcall, make a take out double, or pass?  No one is Vulnerable.

  1.   A 10 4 2      J 3        K J 9 2      K Q 3

 Answer – Take out Double - opening hand with no 5 card suit

  1.   A 10      ♥   K  J  10 3 2       K J 3 2       9 8 

Answer – Pass - 12 points and Hearts, just wait 

  1.   10 4     ♥   10  7 5      A K J 10 9 7      Q 5

 Answer – 2D – Overcall with 6 card suit and 10 points

  1.   A J 10          Q J 10 6      A 10 9         A 9 5 

 Answer – 1NT – Overcall with 16 points and Heart stoppers

  1.   K 10 5              K 10 8      Q J 9 8 7 6 5  

 Answer – 3C – make preemptive bid with 7 card suit and only 9 points

  1.   A Q 5 3 2     ♥    Q 10         A J 9 8        10 4   

 Answer – 1S – Overcall with 5 card suit and 13 points