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Responses to Opening Bids

Assume your partner opens the bidding as shown, and the next player passes. Fill in your points (remember, do not count shortness in a suit bid by partner) and the response you would make.

1.
TableS 2
H A Q J 6 4
D J 10 8 2
C 9 7 2

Points _____

1 S _____

2.
TableS A K 5 2
H Q J 8 5
D 3 2
C 10 9 7

Points _____

1 C _____

3.
TableS 9 7 2
H J 2
D A K Q 8 2
C 10 8 5

Points _____

1 NT _____

4.
TableS A Q 5 2
H 10 5 3
D K J 8
C Q J 4

Points _____

2 NT _____

5.
TableS A 9 8 5 4
H 4 2
D K J 8
C Q J 10

Points _____

2 H _____

6.
TableS J 8 7 2
H A 10
D A K 9 6 3
C 9 2

Points _____

1 D _____

7.
TableS A 9 8 2
H 10 9 6 2
D
C A 8 5 3 2

Points _____

1 H _____

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

Points _____

3 S _____

9.
TableS A K 9 3
H 2
D 10 4
C A Q 9 8 5 3

Points _____

1 S _____

10.
TableS Q 10 5
H K 9 8
D Q 8 3
C A K J 2

Points _____

1 C _____

11.
TableS 2
H 9
D A K J 8 5 3
C K Q 7 6 4

Points _____

1 D _____

12.
TableS 2
H J 9 2
D 10 9 5
C Q 9 8 6 4 2

Points _____

1 NT _____

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Answers

1.8
1 NT

2.11
1 H

3.10
3 NT

4.13
6 NT

5.11
Pass

6.14
1 S

7.13
3 H

8.14
4 S

9.17
3 C

10.15
2 NT

11.19
4 NT

12.5
3 C

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