LESSON 12.3: FORCING BIDS AND OVERCALLS

a) Is North's bid forcing ?

Dealer: South

North

A 7 5
5
A Q J 5 4 3
K 6 3

South

West

North

East

 

1

2 (?)

 

2 is not forcing

Single or jump overcalls are not forcing

b) Is South's bid forcing ?

Dealer: South

North

8 7 5 2
5
J 9 5 4 3
8 6 3

South

West

North

East

2 (?)

2

 

 

2 is not forcing

No bid is forcing over an opponent's overcall

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