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Overcalls & Doubles

Assume your right-hand opponent is the dealer and opens the bidding as shown. How many points is your hand worth, and what is your call? Remember that each bid shown is the enemy bid.

1.

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

Points _____

1 S _____

2.

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

Points _____

1 H _____

3.

TableS A K Q 5 2
H A 8 2
D 2
C K J 8 5

Points _____

1 D _____

4.

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

Points _____

1 C _____

5.

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

Points _____

1 S _____

6.

TableS Q J 9 6 4
H A Q 9 6 4
D 10 2
C 9

Points _____

1 C _____

7.

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

Points _____

1 D _____

8.

TableS A 9 7 5
H 8
D K 8
C K J 9 8 7 5

Points _____

1 H _____

9.

TableS K J 5
H K 10
D 9 8 6
C A K Q 5 4

Points _____

1 S _____

10.

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

Points _____

1 C _____

11.

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

Points _____

1 D _____

12.

TableS K 9
H J 2
D K 10 8 7 4
C A K Q 2

Points _____

1 H _____ TopMain

Answers

 1.13
2 D
 2.14
Dbl
 3.19
Dbl
 4.17
1 NT
 5.13
Pass
 6.12
1 S
 7.15
1 H
 8.14
2 C
 9.16
1 NT
10.19
Dbl
11.14
Pass
12.17
2 D
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