Daily Problem 3615 – The Switchita Linesman
21 Feb

Dealer East : Both vulnerable

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


What would you do as South with:

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

 

 

20 Feb

Dealer South : N-S vulnerable

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

     

 

West North East South
- - - - - - - - - 5
Pass Pass Pass


West leads the K. Plan the play.

19 Feb

Dealer West : Nil vulnerable

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



(1) Multi, hearts and a minor, weak
(2) Takeout double
(3) For penalties

 

What would you do as West with:

K 10 4
A 10 8 6 2
J 10 9 7 3
---

18 Feb

Dealer East : Both vulnerable

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

What should East do with these cards?

A 9 8
K Q 9
8
A J 8 7 6 2

(a) If the double showed values (10+ HCP)?
(b) If the double is for takeout?

17 Feb

(a)
Dealer South : N-S vulnerable

 

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


(1) 15-17

What should North do with:
8
K Q J 10 9 5 2
Q J 9 8
7

 

(b)
Dealer South : Both vulnerable

 

West North East South
- - - - - - - - - 1NT(1)
3 4 ?  


(1) 15-17

What should East do with these cards?

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

16 Feb

Dealer East : N-S vulnerable

West East
- - - 1
2 2
2 3
3 3NT
?  

What should West do now with:

A J 8
K 8 5
K 10 2
A 9 7 5

15 Feb

East dealer : Both vulnerable

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

What would you do as West with:

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

14 Feb

South dealer; N-S vulnerable

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

What would you do as South with
K Q 8 4 3
K 10 6
5 4 3
J 5

13 Feb

North dealer; East-West vulnerable

 

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

What should East do with:

K J
J 10 8 4 2
J 3
10 9 8 2

 

 

12 Feb

South dealer; North-South vulnerable


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

What would you do as East with:


9 3
A 9 4
K J 4
Q 9 8 5 4

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