Daily Problem 3527 – Three In The Wrong Place
02 Jul

North dealer : North-South vulnerable

  • North
  • K
  • J 5 4 2
  • A Q 10 8 6
  • K 8 6
  • East
  • J 7 6
  • A 9 7 6
  • K 5
  • Q J 10 3

 

West
North
East
South
--- 1 Pass 1
Pass 1NT Pass 2 (1)
Pass 2 Pass 3 (2)
Pass 4 All pass  

 

(1) Forces 2 from opener
(2) Game invitation with six spades

West leads the 10. How should East plan the defence?

01 Jul

Dealer West : Both vulnerable

West
North
East
South
1NT (1) 2 (2) Dble (3) ?
       



(1) 15-17
(2) Hearts and another suit
(3) Stayman, replacing the lost 2

What would you do as South with:

9 7 5
A 7 4 2
K J 8 7
7 2

30 Jun

Dealer North : Both vulnerable

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

What would you do as North with:


7
K Q J 6 4
Q J 5 3
A Q 6

29 Jun

Dealer East : North-South vulnerable

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

 

What would you do as South with:

  • spade - - -
  • heart 8 7 6 5 4 2
  • diamond 9 7 6
  • club K 10 9 4

 

28 Jun

Dealer East : North-South vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- 1 4
Pass Pass ?  



What would you do as East with:

K 6 4
---
A Q 10 3 2
A K 7 4 3

27 Jun

Dealer South : Nil vulnerable

  • North
  • A J 7
  • K 8 5 3
  • K Q 2
  • J 9 4
  • West
  • 6 2
  • A Q 9 7
  • J 8 7 5
  • K 10 5

 

West
North
East
South
--- --- --- 1
Pass 1 Pass 1NT
Pass 3NT All pass  

 

You lead the K. Partner has played high-low in clubs to show an odd number (reverse count). How would you continue as West?

 

26 Jun

North dealer : Both vulnerable

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

What would you do as South with:


A K Q J 10 8 6
5
A 8 7 4
J

25 Jun

North dealer : Both vulnerable

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

(1) 20-22, balanced

What would you do as North with:


9 8
K 8 5 2
10 8 7 6 5
8 4

24 Jun

South dealer : East-West vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- --- 1
2 (1) 3 4 5
Pass Pass ?  

 

(1) Weak jump-overcall

What would you do as East with:


A,7,6,4
A,K,10,8,6
10
9,5,4

23 Jun

East dealer : Nil vulnerable

West
North
East
South
--- --- 1 ?
       

What would you do as South with:


A J 6 4
K
K J 9 5 3
8 6 2

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