Daily Problem 3616 – Go for the pitch
12 Jun

South dealer : Nil vulnerable

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



(1) Natural, not forcing

What would you do as North with:

4 3 2
A 4
A K Q 10
A K Q 2

11 Jun

South dealer : Both vulnerable

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

(1) 4+ spades, 0-5 points

What would you do as South with:

Q J 7 4 2
A 7
A K 9
A 9 4

10 Jun

East dealer : North-South vulnerable

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



(1) 4+ clubs and 0-1 diamond

What would you lead as West with:

9 5 4
K 3
K J 10 6 4 2
J 2

09 Jun

North dealer : Both vulnerable

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



(1) Playing 4-card majors
(2) 15-17

What would you lead as West with:

Q 10 9 8 6 2
J 4
9 5
8 4 2

What would you lead without East’s double?

08 Jun

North dealer : North-South vulnerable

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

 

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



(1) Natural, not forcing
(2) Transfer to 4

West leads the 8. What do you play at trick 3?

 

07 Jun

West dealer : Both vulnerable

West
North
East
South
Pass Pass Pass ?
       



What would you do as South with:

A 8 6 5
Q 10 4
A K 8
Q 6 2

Your 1NT opening is 15-17.

06 Jun

South dealer : Nil vulnerable

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


What would you do as North with:

6
K 10 6
J 10 7
A 10 9 7 4 2

05 Jun

East dealer : East-West vulnerable

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



What would you do as West with:

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

04 Jun

East dealer : Nil vulnerable

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



(1) Multi-2 , weak two in hearts or in spades

What action would you take as North with:

J,7
10
A,J,7,2
A,K,J,10,6,4

What is your plan of bidding?

03 Jun

West dealer : North-South vulnerable

West
North
East
South
Pass 2 (1) ?  
       



(1) Multi-2 , weak two in hearts or in spades

What would you do as East with:

J,8
A,Q,J,4,2
K,5,4
A,9,2

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