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Balancing Acts


Fill in the missing calls for West and East.

1. None Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 H

Pass

Pass
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

Pass

Pass

2. N-S Vul

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

West



_____
North

1 S

Pass
East

Pass

_____
South

Pass

3. E-W Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 C

Pass
East

Pass

_____
South

Pass

Pass

4. Both Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 D

Pass
East

Pass

_____
South

Pass

Pass

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 D

Pass
East

Pass

_____
South

Pass

Pass

6. N-S Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 H

Pass
East

Pass

_____
South

Pass

Pass

7. E-W Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 H

Pass

3 H
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

2 H

Pass

8. Both Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 D

Pass

3 D
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

2 D

Pass

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 S

Pass

Pass
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

2 S

Pass

10. N-S Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 H

Pass

Pass
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

2 H

Pass

11. E-W Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 C

2 H

Pass
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

1 H

Pass

12. Both Vul

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

West



_____

_____
North

1 C

2 C

Pass
East

Pass

_____

_____
South

1 H

2 H

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Answers

1.Dbl1 S
1 NT3 NT

2.1 NTPass

3.Dbl2 S
Pass

4.3 H4 H
Pass

5.1 S2 NT
Pass

6.2 NT3 NT
Pass

7.Pass2 NT
3 DPass

8.PassDbl
2 SPass

9.Pass3 C
3 HPass

10.PassDbl
3 C3 D

11.PassPass
2 SPass

12.PassPass
PassPass

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