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43 - NOVEMBER 2023

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RESPONDING OPPOSITE A STRONG HAND

In this traditional section of BRIDGERAMA+,
we invite you to bid with the partner of your choice.

  1. Choose West’s hands or East’s hands.
    Make sure not to look at your partner’s hands.
  2. Share this article with the partner of your choice.
  3. Bid the deals together, using the East and West hands, respectively.
  4. Discover the comments from our expert.

You have access to this section because your partner has shared this article with you.
Your partner has chosen to bid East’s hands.

  1. Check out West’s hands.
  2. Bid on your side.
  3. Discover the comments from our expert.

You have access to this section because your partner has shared this article with you.
Your partner has chosen to bid West’s hands.

  1. Check out East’s hands.
  2. Bid on your side.
  3. Discover the comments from our expert.
Share East’s hands with your partner.

1.

♠ J762
 J1092
 KQ863
♣ –

Dealer North. E/W Vul.
North opens 1 and when South bids a weak 3♣ North jumps to 5♣.

2.

♠ A4 
 Q62
 AKQ975
♣ A2

Dealer West. All Vul. North overcalls 2♣.

3.

♠ J
 7432
 KQ932 
♣ Q96

Dealer West. N/S Vul. South overcalls 2.

4.

♠ A1096 

 AJ952 
♣ AQ54

Dealer North. All Vul.
North opens 1, South responds 1♠ and North jumps to 4.

5.

♠ 2
 982 
 J10972 
♣ K1095

Dealer North. None Vul.
North opens 2♣ (weak, both majors) and South jumps to 3♠.

6.

♠ Q
 AK102 
 A76
♣ AKQ106

Dealer North. None Vul.
South opens 1♠ and North raises to 2♠.

Share West’s hands with your partner.

1.

♠ AKQ943 
 A83
 A10
♣ 65 

Dealer North. E/W Vul.
North opens 1 and when South bids a weak 3♣ North jumps to 5♣.

2.

♠ 876532 
 A108 

 832
♣ 7

Dealer West. All Vul. North overcalls 2♣.

3.

♠ AQ1087 
6
 AJ84 
♣ AK7 

Dealer West. N/S Vul. South overcalls 2.

4.

♠ 72 
 J97 
 KQ864 
♣ KJ3 

Dealer North. All Vul.
North opens 1, South responds 1♠ and North jumps to 4.

5.

♠ J7
 AK6 
 AK853 
♣ A82 

Dealer North. None Vul.
North opens 2♣ (weak, both majors) and South jumps to 3♠.

6.

♠ 9854 
 J74 
 543 
♣ 954 

Dealer North. None Vul.
South opens 1♠ and North raises to 2♠.

RESPONDING OPPOSITE A STRONG HAND

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Pete Hollands

Pete Hollands started playing when he was 14 and is now a professional bridge player & teacher (www.bridgevid.com) who has represented the Australian open team. He runs a popular YouTube channel (Pete Hollands Bridge) where you can play tournaments and compare with him. He won two silver medals in the 2013 World Junior Championships.

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