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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? _____ TopMain

9.

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? _____ TopMain

17.

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? _____ TopMain

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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