THE BIG HAND
The Two Club Opener 
      strong and artificial
      21+ TPC or
      only 4 losers (9 winners)
      need not have a Club Suit

The Two No Trump Opener
      21 to 22 HCP
      balanced hand
      stoppers in all suits

The Three No Trump Opener
      26 to 27 HCP
      balanced hand
      stoppers in all suits

Super Big Balanced Hand
      23, 24 HCP
              open 2 C then rebid 2 No Trump
      24, 25 HCP
              open 2 C then rebid 3 No Trump

DMZ (De Militarized Zone) Bidding
      19 or 20 HCP
      note:19 or 20 HCP is in between the 
      1 No Trump and 2 No Trump openers
 

1 No Trump opener (16 - 18)
DMZ (19 - 20)
2 No Trump opener (21 - 22)

      open the hand in a suit at the one level
      then jump in No Trump.
      forcing to game

 QUIZ 5  OPENING BIDS

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXYOU ARE THE OPENING BIDDER WITH THE
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXFOLLOWING HANDS.  WHAT IS YOUR BID?
 
  1. S  A Q J
H  K Q J 4 
D  A 7
C  A 10 7 6
6.  S  Q J 8 6 4 3
H  9 8 
D  K 4 
C  J 9 2
 
2.

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

7. 

S  9 8
H  Q 4 2 
D  8 
C  A Q 9 8 7 6 2
 
3.

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

8. 

S  9 4 
H  Q 4 2 
D  8 7 
C  A Q 9 8 7 2
 
4.

S  A K J 8
H  A Q 4 2 
D  A K 6 
C  K Q

9. 

S  A 4
H  K Q 10 7 
D  A J 8
C  Q J 7 4
 
5.

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

10. 

S  K J 2
H  A 4 
D  Q J 
C  Q J 9 8 7 2

ANSWERS to Quiz 5

 

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