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Balancing Seat Blues


As South, enter your call at each turn.

1. Both Vul

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

West

1 C

Pass
North

Pass

1 S
East

Pass

Pass
South

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2. E-W Vul

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

West



2 S

Pass
North



Pass

3 D
East

1 S

Pass

Pass
South

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3. None Vul

Table
S 4 3
H K J 10 2
D 2
C A J 9 7 4 3

West

1 S

Pass
North

Pass

2 D
East

Pass

Pass
South

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4. Both Vul

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

West

1 S

Pass
North

Pass

2 H
East

Pass

Pass
South

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5. N-S Vul

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

West

1 S
North

Pass
East

Pass
South

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6. None Vul

Table
S A 2
H K 9 4 2
D A K 4
C 10 8 6 2

West

1 D

Pass

Pass
North

Pass

2 C

3 H
East

Pass

Pass

Pass
South

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TopMain 7. E-W Vul

Table
S 4 3
H A K 10 2
D K 8 4 2
C A Q 9

West

1 S

Pass
North

Pass

2 H
East

Pass

Pass
South

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8. Both Vul

Table
S 3 2
H A 2
D K J 9 7
C J 9 8 7 2

West



2 S

Pass
North



Pass

3 D
East

1 S

Pass

Pass
South

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9. None Vul

Table
S K 8 5
H A 4 3
D K J 3 2
C 9 8 2

West

1 H

Pass
North

Pass

2 S
East

2 H

3 H
South

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10. N-S Vul

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

West



1 NT
North



Pass
East

1 S

Pass
South

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11. N-S Vul

Table
S K 10 7 6 5 4
H 2
D Q J 10 8 7 3
C

West

1 C

3 C

Pass
North

Pass

Dbl

3 NT
East

Pass

Pass

Pass
South

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12. E-W Vul

Table
S Q J 10 8 4
H A 8 2
D 4 3
C 9 4 3

West



Pass
North



Dbl
East

1 NT

Pass
South

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Answers

1.Dbl
2 D

2.Pass
Dbl
Pass

3.2 C
2 H

4.Dbl
2 NT

5.3 NT

6.1 NT
2 H
4 H

7.Dbl
3 H

8.Pass
2 NT
Pass

9.Pass
Pass

10.Pass
Pass

11.1 S
3 D
4 D

12.Pass
Pass

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