Daily Problem 3414 – In the slammer
10 Mar

Dealer South : Nil vulnerable

West North East South
- - - - - - - - - 1
Pass 2 Pass 2
Pass 2NT (1) Pass 3
Pass 4 Pass 4NT
Pass 5 (2) Pass 6
All Pass      


(1) Forcing to game
(2) Two key cards + the Q

What would you lead as West from:
K 6
10 9 8 6
Q 8 5 2
Q 9 3

 

09 Mar

Dealer West : Both vulnerable

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


(1) 20-22 points
(2) Stayman

What would you do as South with:

Q 10 9 7
2
K 6 4
K Q J 3 2

08 Mar

Dealer South : N-S vulnerable

West North East South
- - - - - - - - - 1
4 4 5 5
Pass ?    


What would you do as North with:
J 5 3
A Q 8 5 4
A 4 2
J 10

07 Mar

Dealer South : N-S vulnerable

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

*Good raise in hearts

What would you do as South with:
K Q J 2
A 6 3
A 10 2
9 8 5

06 Mar

Dealer West : Nil vulnerable

West North East South
1 Pass 1 Pass
3NT* Pass ?  

*Long strong clubs, short spades

What should East do with:
A 10 7 5 4 3
Q J
K Q J 8
8

05 Mar

Dealer North : East-West vulnerable

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


(1) SOS redouble

What should North do with:
Q 10 4
3
Q 9 8 7 5
10 9 7 2

04 Mar

Dealer South : Both vulnerable

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


(1) Acol Two
(2) For takeout
(3) Weak raise

What would you do as East with

K 8 3
Q 10 9
A K
K 9 7 5 2

 

03 Mar

Dealer North : Nil vulnerable

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


(1) Weak Two

 

What would you do as South with

Q
A J 10 6 5 3 2
9
A K 10 5

02 Mar

Dealer North : North-South vulnerable

West North East South
- - - Pass 1 1
4 4 6 Pass
Pass ?

What would you do as North with

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

01 Mar

(a)
Dealer West : Nil vulnerable

West North East South
Pass Pass Pass 2 *
Pass 2NT** Pass 3
Pass ?

*Game force or 13+ HCP
**Usually balanced, 7-9 points

What would you do now as North with
Q 4 3
A 7
K 7 6 5
10 6 3 2

(b)
Dealer South : North-South vulnerable

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

*18-19 balanced
**3-card spade support
What would you do now as North with:

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

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