Daily Problem 3445 – A fistful of quarters
11 May

East dealer : Both vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- 1NT(1) Dble
Rdbl(2) Pass 2 Dble
2 Pass Pass 3
Pass 3 Pass 4
Pass ?    



(1) 12-14 balanced
(2) Rescue redouble

West's redouble showed a one-suiter. It asked East to bid 2 and then pass the next bid. West's suit turned out to be diamonds. What should North do now with:

8 6 5 3
K 8 5 3
9 7 4 3
10

10 May

West dealer : Both vulnerable

West
North
East
South
5 Dble Pass 5
Pass Pass 6 Pass
Pass Dble All pass  



What would you lead as North from:

A J 3
A Q 8 4 3
Q
J 10 7 5

09 May

South dealer : East-West vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- --- 1
Pass 1 Pass 2
Pass 3 Pass ?
       


What should South do now with:

5 2
A K J 9 6 2
K 7 5
10 9

08 May

West dealer : North-South vulnerable

West
North
East
South
Pass Pass 2 (1) 3
?      



(1) Weak two, 5-card suit
What should West do with:

8 7 6 5 4
J 10 7
10
A J 9 2

07 May

East dealer : East-West vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- 1 (1) 2
?      



(1) 4+ hearts, 10-14 points, can have longer minor

What would you do as West with:

A J 10 7 2
A J
4
9 8 5 3 2

06 May

South dealer : Both vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- --- 2NT(1)
Pass ?    



(1) Majors or minors, weak
What should North with:

A K Q J P 4 2
---
A K 8 5
K 5

05 May

West dealer : North-South vulnerable

West
North
East
South
1 ?    



What should North do with:

A K 4
A K
A Q 6 5
K Q 7 6

04 May

West dealer : Both vulnerable

North
A 10 2
10 8 7 6
A Q 10 8
K 8

South
7 5 4 3
A 3
K 5 3
Q 10 6 4

West
North
East
South
1 Pass 1NT Pass
2 Dble Pass 2
All Pass      



Lead: K

How should South plan the play?

03 May

East dealer : Both vulnerable

 

West
North
East
South
--- --- Pass 1
1 2 (1) ?  



(1) Good heart raise

What would you do as East with:

K 2
10 7 6 2
9 8 6 4 2
8 6

02 May

East dealer : North-South vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- Pass 1
1 Dble (1) ?  


(1) Shows four hearts

What would you do as East with:
K 10 7
9 8 7 4 2
J 7 5
8 5

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