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Diamond Dilemmas


On the following hands you have diamonds coming out your ears. Decide your opening bid. Assume you are the dealer and both sides are vulnerable.

1.
S K 3
H A K Q 9
D J 6 5 3 2
C 3 2
Table

What is your call? _____

2.
S Q 10 4
H K 2
D A K Q J 8
C 6 5 4
Table

What is your call? _____

3.
S A Q
H K Q 2
D A Q 10 9 5 4
C Q 2
Table

What is your call? _____

4.
S 2
H 7 6 5
D A Q J 10 8
C Q 10 7 6
Table

What is your call? _____

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

What is your call? _____

6.
S 2
H
D J 9 8 7 6 5
C A Q J 8 7 6
Table

What is your call? _____

7.
S
H 3 2
D K Q J 10 8 7 6
C Q J 10 4
Table

What is your call? _____

8.
S 4 3
H 4 3
D A K Q J 9 8 7
C 4 3
Table

What is your call? _____

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

What is your call? _____

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

What is your call? _____

11.
S A Q 10 8 7 6
H
D A Q 10 8 7 6 5
C
Table

What is your call? _____

12.
S
H
D A K Q J 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2
C 2
Table

What is your call? _____

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Answers

1.1 H

2.1 NT

3.2 NT

4.2 D

5.3 D

6.Pass

7.5 D

8.1 D

9.2 C

10.4 NT

11.1 D

12.4 D

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