Daily Problem 5037 – Insufficient Bid
22 Oct

After a relay auction where all you know is that declarer has 16-19 points with 6 spades and 4 clubs and dummy forced to game opposite 16 points, it is your lead against 4 with:

  • spade Q 2
  • heart K J 10 7 3
  • diamond 10 9 8
  • club K J 7
21 Oct

How would you plan the bidding as dealer at unfavourable vulnerability?

20 Oct

West leads the Q. East takes K, A, and shifts to 3: nine – king – ace. Plan the play.

19 Oct

Which spade do you play and why?

18 Oct

West leads the A: seven – ten – five. What should West do at trick 2?

17 Oct

What would you do as South with:


16 Oct

You are West in 6NT on the Q lead. Plan the play. How would you play if you were in 7?

15 Oct

With both sides vulnerable South opens 1NT, 12-14. What would you do as West?

14 Oct

What next for North with:

13 Oct

What would you do as South with:

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