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Opening Bids


  by Richard Pavlicek

Assume you are the dealer. How many points is each hand worth, and what is your call? Do not count distributional points if you will open the bidding in notrump.

Enter calls as: 1H 2C 3N 4S 6D P

1. S A J 10
H K Q 10 5Points
D Q J 9Call
C 9 8 2

2. S A Q 4
H A 9 2Points
D A K Q J 8 5 4Call
C

3. S A K 9
H A Q 4Points
D K 2Call
C K Q 10 7 4

4. S A Q J 8 7 5
H 10 2Points
D Q J 2Call
C 9 2

5. S 2
H A K 8 4Points
D Q 10 8 7Call
C K 10 8 7

6. S Q 2
H K J 9 7 5Points
D A 10 2Call
C Q 8 4

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7. S K 9
H A K QPoints
D A J 8 7Call
C A K Q 6

8. S J 9 8 7 6
H A K 9 6 5Points
D JCall
C A 3

9. S K Q J 9 8 7 5 4
HPoints
D 10 9 7 4Call
C 2

10. S A 3
H 2Points
D A K 9 8 7 4 2Call
C 10 4 3

11. S A K J 2
H A K 8Points
D K Q 6Call
C K J 9

12. S A 2
H K J 9 7Points
D A 3Call
C A 9 8 6 3

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