LESSON 15.2: DEFENSE AGAINST AN OPPONENT'S WEAK OPENING
AT THE THREE LEVEL

a)

Dealer: West

North

A J 9 5
A Q J 10
7
Q J 10 6

South

West

North

East

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3

?

 

Double (13+ HCP   support for other suits) 1 round

Double for takeout with 13+ HCP and support for the unbid suits

see Lesson 18. Takeout doubles

b)

Dealer: West

North

A J
A Q J 10 9 5
7
Q 10 8 6

South

West

North

East

-

3

?

 

3 (13-15 HCP   6+ ) limiting

With 13-15 HCP, declare any six-card or more suit

c)

Dealer: West

North

A K 9
K 10 7
A J 5 4
Q J 10

South

West

North

East

-

3

?

 

3NT (16-21 HCP   2+ stoppers in ) limiting

Bid 3NT with a balanced 16-21 HCP and two or more stoppers in the opponents' suit

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