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Opening Bids

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.

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

9.
S K Q J 9 8 7 5 4
H
D 10 9 7 4
C 2
Table

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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

Points _____

Call _____

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Answers

1.13
1 D

2.23
2 C

3.21
2 NT

4.12
2 S

5.14
1 D

6.12
Pass

7.26
3 NT

8.15
1 S

9.11
4 S

10.14
1 D

11.24
2 C

12.18
1 C

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