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Overcall, Double or Pass?


Do you know when to overcall or double? And just as important, when to pass?
As South, enter your call with each hand after the opponents open the bidding.

1. None Vul

Table
S A Q 8 6 4
H A K 9 6 2
D 4 3
C 3

West

North

East

1 C
South

_____

2. N-S Vul

Table
S A Q 8 4
H J 10 8 5 3
D 3
C A J 3

West

North

East

1 D
South

_____

3. E-W Vul

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

West

North

East

1 D
South

_____

4. Both Vul

Table
S A Q 4
H A 8
D K 9 4
C Q J 10 8 7

West

North

East

1 S
South

_____

5. None Vul

Table
S K Q J 10 8 4
H 2
D 9 7 2
C J 10 8

West

North

East

1 H
South

_____

6. N-S Vul

Table
S K 10 7
H A 9 3
D 9 3
C K J 8 6 5

West

North

East

1 S
South

_____

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Table
S A K Q J 8 3
H 4 3
D A K 3
C 4 3

West

North

East

1 H
South

_____

8. Both Vul

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

West

North

East

1 D
South

_____

9. None Vul

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

West

1 D
North

Pass
East

1 S
South

_____

10. N-S Vul

Table
S J 9 7 3
H A 2
D A K J 7 4
C 4 3

West

1 C
North

Pass
East

1 H
South

_____

11. E-W Vul

Table
S K 3
H A 2
D A K Q J 7 6 3
C Q 4

West

North

East

1 S
South

_____

12. Both Vul

Table
S A 8
H 9 7 5
D A K J 8 2
C A 8 2

West

North

East

1 H
South

_____

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Answers

1.1 S

2.Dbl

3.Pass

4.1 NT

5.2 S

6.Pass

7.Dbl

8.2 C

9.Pass

10.Dbl

11.3 NT

12.2 D

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