Main   Exercise 5T29 by Richard Pavlicek  

Conventional Wisdom


As South, enter your call at each turn. Assume you play 2-over-1 game force, 1 NT forcing, reverse Drury, weak jump shifts, and inverted minor raises.

1. None Vul

Table
S J 2
H 4 3
D A Q 6 4 3
C A 10 6 2

West



Pass

Pass
North

1 S

2 H

3 S
East

Pass

Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

2. N-S Vul

Table
S A 2
H 4 3
D K 10 9 2
C A Q 9 7 5

West



Pass

Pass
North

1 C

3 C

3 S
East

Pass

Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

3. E-W Vul

Table
S 7 4 2
H K J 10 9 8
D 9 4 2
C 8 3

West



Pass
North

1 D

3 C
East

Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

4. Both Vul

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

West



Pass

Pass
North

1 S

3 C

4 S
East

Pass

Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

5. None Vul

Table
S K 6 4 2
H A K J 9
D 4 2
C 9 7 2

West



Pass
North

Pass

2 C*
East

Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

*reverse Drury

6. N-S Vul

Table
S 8 2
H K 8 2
D 9 7 5 2
C A K 9 2

West



Pass
North

1 H

2 D
East

Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____
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7. E-W Vul

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

West



Pass

Pass
North



1 NT*

2 NT
East



Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

*forcing (6-12)

8. Both Vul

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

West



Pass

Pass
North



2 D

3 S
East



Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

9. None Vul

Table
S K 10 2
H A K 9 6 2
D 4 3
C 9 7 2

West



Pass

Pass
North



1 S

2 D
East



Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

10. N-S Vul

Table
S A Q 9 4
H K 10 2
D A 10 9 7 6
C J

West



Pass

Pass
North



2 D*

3 C
East



Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

*inverted raise

11. E-W Vul

Table
S A K J 9 2
H 8 2
D K 9 7 5
C 4 3

West



Pass

Pass
North



2 C

3 D
East



Pass

Pass
South

_____

_____

_____

12. Both Vul

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

West



Pass
North



3 C*
East



Pass
South

_____

_____

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Answers

 1.1 NT
2 NT
4 S
 2.2 C
3 D
5 C
 3.2 H
3 D
 4.2 C
3 S
5 D
 5.1 H
2 H
 6.1 NT
3 H
 7.1 H
2 D
Pass
 8.1 H
3 H
5 H
 9.Pass
2 C
2 H
10.1 D
2 S
3 NT
11.1 S
2 D
3 S
12.1 S
Pass
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