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Make Me an Auction


Fill in the missing calls for West and East.

1. None Vul

S Q 5
H Q 9 3
D A Q 8 6 4
C A J 7
TableS J 10 8 6 4 2
H A K 8 2
D 3 2
C 2

West

1 NT

_____
North

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

2. N-S Vul

S K Q 8 7
H A K 5
D J 3
C K 9 5 4
TableS 9 3 2
H 3
D A K 8 7 4 2
C A J 7

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

3. E-W Vul

S K 2
H Q J 7 5
D A 10 8
C A J 10 3
TableS 6 4
H A K 8 4
D Q J 9 4
C 8 5 2

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

Dbl

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

2 S

Pass

4. Both Vul

S K 7 2
H K 7 3
D A Q 5
C A J 8 5
TableS 4
H A 8 4
D K J 10 8 4 2
C 9 7 6

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

2 D*

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

2 S

Pass

*Astro (spades + other)

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S A Q 7 2
H J 2
D K 8 2
C A J 10 5
TableS J 9 6 4 3
H 8 6
D A 7 4
C 9 7 3

West

1 NT

_____
North

2 H

4 H
East

_____

_____
South

3 H

6. N-S Vul

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

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

Dbl

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

2 S

Pass

7. E-W Vul

S K J 6 4
H A Q 7 3
D A 8 4
C K 3
TableS A Q 7 3
H 2
D K 9 7 2
C 8 7 6 4

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

8. Both Vul

S A Q J 5
H 10 2
D K 9 3
C A J 8 4
TableS 4 3
H K 9 6 4
D A J 8 7
C 10 7 2

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

2 C*

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

2 H

Pass

*Landy (both majors)

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S A 2
H A Q 4
D K 10 3
C K 9 7 6 3
TableS K 9 7 4
H 2
D A J 7 6 5 4
C 4 2

West

1 NT

_____
North

2 H

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

Pass

10. N-S Vul

S A 10 8 2
H K 4
D A Q 9 3
C Q 10 4
TableS 9 3
H A Q 7 5 2
D 6 5 4
C K 8 2

West

1 NT

_____
North

Dbl

Pass
East

_____

_____
South

2 S

11. E-W Vul

S A 8 5
H K Q J
D Q 10 3
C K J 5 2
TableS 2
H 6 4 2
D A K 2
C A Q 8 6 4 3

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

Pass

Pass

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

12. Both Vul

S A J 6 2
H A 8 2
D K 5
C K 8 4 2
TableS K 8 5 4
H 4 3
D 7 6 2
C A 10 7 5

West

1 NT

_____

_____
North

2 C*

2 H

Pass
East

_____

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

*Cappelletti (any suit)

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Answers

1.2 C
2 D4 S

2.2 C
2 S3 D
3 NTPass

3.Rdbl
Pass3 S
4 HPass

4.Dbl
Pass3 D
3 NTPass

5.2 S
3 SDbl

6.2 H
Pass3 D
Pass

7.2 C
2 H2 NT
4 SPass

8.Dbl
PassDbl
Pass

9.3 H
3 NTPass

10.Rdbl
DblPass

11.2 C
2 D3 C
3 H6 C

12.Dbl
PassPass
2 SPass

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