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Responses to Opening Bids


  by Richard Pavlicek

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.

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

1. S 2
H A Q J 6 4Points
D J 10 8 21 S
C 9 7 2

2. S A K 5 2
H Q J 8 5Points
D 3 21 C
C 10 9 7

3. S 9 7 2
H J 2Points
D A K Q 8 21 NT
C 10 8 5

4. S A Q 5 2
H 10 5 3Points
D K J 82 NT
C Q J 4

5. S A 9 8 5 4
H 4 2Points
D K J 82 H
C Q J 10

6. S J 8 7 2
H A 10Points
D A K 9 6 31 D
C 9 2

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7. S A 9 8 2
H 10 9 6 2Points
D1 H
C A 8 5 3 2

8. S 9
H A K 9 7Points
D A K 10 4 23 S
C 8 3 2

9. S A K 9 3
H 2Points
D 10 41 S
C A Q 9 8 5 3

10. S Q 10 5
H K 9 8Points
D Q 8 31 C
C A K J 2

11. S 2
H 9Points
D A K J 8 5 31 D
C K Q 7 6 4

12. S 2
H J 9 2Points
D 10 9 51 NT
C Q 9 8 6 4 2

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