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Understanding Cue-Bids


Except for special conventions, a cue-bid in the enemy suit can have one of three meanings: Control-showing (C), General force (G) or Natural (N). Can you describe all these?

1.
West
1 S
North
2 C
East
3 C
South

What is 3 C? _____

2.
West
1 NT
North
2 H
East
3 H
South

What is 3 H? _____

3.
West
1 C
2 C
North
1 H
Pass
East
Dbl
2 H
South
Pass

What is 2 H? _____

4.
West
1 C
3 D
North
2 H
Pass
East
3 C
3 H
South
Pass

What is 3 H? _____

5.
West
1 D
Pass
North
1 S
Pass
East
Pass
2 S
South
1 NT

What is 2 S? _____

6.
West
1 H
3 D
North
1 S
Pass
East
2 D
3 S
South
Pass

What is 3 S? _____

7.
West
1 NT
North
2 C*
East
3 C
South
*Landy (both majors)

What is 3 C? _____

8.
West
1 C
2 H
North
1 H
East
1 S
South
Pass

What is 2 H? _____

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West
1 D
3 C
North
2 C
East
Dbl
South
Pass

What is 3 C? _____

10.
West
1 H
4 D
North
2 D
East
3 H
South
Pass

What is 4 D? _____

11.
West

2 H
North
1 H
East
1 S
South
Pass

What is 2 H? _____

12.
West

2 S
North
1 S
East
Dbl
South
Pass

What is 2 S? _____

13.
West
North
2 C
East
3 C
South

What is 3 C? _____

14.
West

Pass
North
1 C
2 C
East
Dbl
2 S
South
1 S

What is 2 S? _____

15.
West

Dbl
North
1 D
Pass
East
Pass
2 D
South
Pass

What is 2 D? _____

16.
West

3 H
North
1 C
Pass
East
1 S
4 C
South
Pass

What is 4 C? _____

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West

3 D
North
1 H
Pass
East
Dbl
3 H
South
2 H

What is 3 H? _____

18.
West

Pass
North
1 D
1 NT
East
Pass
2 D
South
1 S

What is 2 D? _____

19.
West

Pass
North
1 C
Pass
East
1 S
2 C
South
1 NT

What is 2 C? _____

20.
West

3 D
North
2 D
East
2 S
South
Pass

What is 3 D? _____

21.
West

3 C
North
1 NT
East
Pass
South
2 C

What is 3 C? _____

22.
West

2 S
North
1 C
East
Pass
South
1 S

What is 2 S? _____

23.
West

4 D
North
3 D
East
3 H
South
3 S

What is 4 D? _____

24.
West

3 S
North
2 S
East
3 H
South
Pass

What is 3 S? _____

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Answers

1.C

2.G

3.G

4.C

5.N

6.C

7.N

8.G

9.G

10.C

11.G

12.G

13.N

14.N

15.G

16.C

17.G

18.N

19.N

20.G

21.N

22.N

23.C

24.G

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