Main   Exercise 1A17 by Richard Pavlicek  

Opening One-Bids


Fill in your high-card points, total points, and call on each hand.

1.

S A Q 5
H K J 8 4
D A 8 3
C K 10 2
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

2.

S A K J 2
H 8 5 2
D A 3
C K Q J 3
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

3.

S K 8 4
H A 10 2
D A Q J 8 3
C Q 4
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

4.

S A K 6 4
H J 9 8 5 3
D A 10
C 4 3
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____ TopMain

5.

S A K 9 6 4
H 10 3
D
C A 9 8 7 6 2
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

6.

S A Q 8 7 2
H A Q 9 7 3
D 2
C 4 3
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

7.

S A 8 4
H Q J 2
D K J 8 6 4
C 9 2
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

8.

S A J 10 4
H A Q 4 3
D K 9 5 2
C 3
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____ TopMain

9.

S A K Q 3
H 10 4 3
D 8 2
C A 9 5 4
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

10.

S K Q 7 3
H A K 4 2
D 9 3
C Q 10 2
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

11.

S 10 9 4
H A Q 8 3
D A K 3
C 9 7 2
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____

12.

S A K 2
H A K 10 4
D Q 9 3
C K 9 3
Table

High-card points _____

Total points _____

Call as dealer _____ TopMain

Answers

 1.17
17
1 NT
 2.18
18
1 NT
 3.16
16
1 NT
 4.12
14
1 H
 5.11
15
1 C
 6.12
15
1 S
 7.11
12
Pass
 8.14
16
1 D
 9.13
14
1 C
10.14
15
1 C
11.13
13
1 D
12.19
19
1 C
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