P266 CEEFAX 266 Wed 30 Dec 21:30/11  1/5     INTERNATIONAL CLUB P2OBLEM 8 QUESTION This week's problem is a bidding one. As East you hold this hand:  N S: A,Q,10,7,4. W E H: J. S D: Q,10,8,2. C: Q,8,2. The bidding proceeds as follows: W N E S 1H P 1S 3C 3H P What should you bid now? More
P266 CEEFAX 266 Wed 30 Dec 21:11/03  2/5     INTERNATIONAL CLUB PROBLEM 8 ANSWER On this hand, as we saw in Programme 9 hand 2, Zia Mahmood sitting East bid 4 Hearts. This ran round to Sami Kehela, North, who doubled and extracted a 500 penalty Perhaps Sundelin, West, could have saved a trick or two, but I feel Zia punished him for competing. If the Queen of Clubs is worth anything there is something to be said for bidding 3NT. But if the Queen of Clubs is worth nothing, then it surely more prudent to pass. More
P266 CEEFAX 266 Wed 30 Dec 21:34/00  2/5     INTERNATIONAL CLUB PROBLEM 8 ADASD@
P266 CEEFAX 266 Wed 30 Dec 21:30/10  3/5     INTERNATIONAL CLUB P2OBLEM 8 ANSWER W N E S 1H P 1S 3C 3H P 4H P P X P P P BBC Facts Index 140 More
P266 CEEFAX 266 Wed 30 Dec 21:20/10  4/5     INTERNATIONAL CLUB PROBLEM 8 ANSWER S: J,5. H: 10,9,7,4,3. D: A,9,7,6,4. C: 9. S: 9,8. N S: A,Q,10,7,4. H: A,K,8,6,5,2 w E H: J. D: K,J,5. S D: Q,10,8,2. C: A,3. C: Q,8,2. S: K,6,3,2. H: Q. D: 3. C: K,J,10,7,6,5,4. Contract: 4HX by West More
P266 CEEFAX 266 Wed 30 Dec 21:31/00  5/5     INTERNATIONAL CLUB P2OBLEM 9 QUESTION This week a test of Declarer play. You are South in a contract of 6 Spades and receive the lead of Queen of Diamonds: S: A,K,10,9. H: A,Q,5,4,3. N D: K,6. W E C: K,4. S S: Q,8,7,6,5. H: 2. D: A,7,5,3. C: A,J,5. Knowing there are no breaks in the side suits, how would you play? More