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Bridge Corner: November 23, 2017

Hello and welcome to Tidewater Bridge Unit (TBU)

Jump Hands

1. What do you respond with the following hands if partner opens 1♣?

a) ♠AK86 ♥A753 ♦K52 ♣AJ
a)______________

b) ♠874 ♥A7532 ♦Q53 ♣J6
b)______________

c) ♠874 ♥AK752 ♦Q43 ♣AJ
c)______________

d) ♠864 ♥AKQ75 ♦QJ4 ♣AK
d)______________

2. What do you rebid on this auction:

_______________________

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(You) 1♠ (Partner) 1NT

________?________

e) ♠AK864 ♥AJ43 ♦Q5 ♣AJ
e)______________

f) ♠AKJ942 ♥A105 ♦K5 ♣76
f)______________

g) ♠AK873 ♥A762 ♦Q5 ♣76
g)______________

h) ♠AK872 ♥A76 ♦K52 ♣ AQ
h)______________

3. What do you bid if your right hand opponent (RHO) opens 1♠?
i) If you hold: ♠ A9863 ♥A43 ♦Q5 ♣A53 i)______________

j) If you hold: ♠A8 ♥AJ52 ♦Q532 ♣AJ2 j)______________

Answers:
1. a) 1♥. Opener can’t pass 1♥. A new suit by responder is forcing.
b) 1♥.
c)1♥.
d)2♥.

2. e) 3♥.
f)17 points: 3♠
g) 2♥.
h) 3NT;20+6 points makes game.

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3. i) Pass
j) Double (for takeout)

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