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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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