Weak 5-5+ Suiters : Examples 1 - 5

Ex.1
W N E S
2♥ - 2♠ -
3♣ - Pass -
 
Opener
7 5
A K 8 6 5
8
Q 10 8 6 3
Responder
J 3 2
Q 9
J 10 9 5
K Q 7 2


"Pass or correct".



Ex.2
W N E S
2♠ - 3♠ -
4♠ - Pass -
 
Opener
K Q 7 5 4
6
Q J 9 8 4
8 3
Responder
A J 3 2
9 4
K 10 6
K Q 7 2


Invitation to 4♠, accepted by Opener with his maximum.



Ex.3
W N E S
2♠ - 2NT -
3♦ - 3NT -
Pass -    
 
Opener
K Q 7 5 4
8 6
J 10 9 8 4
8
Responder
J 3
A J 10 3
A 6 5
K Q J 9


Identification of the 2nd suit is enough for responder to bid 3NT.



Ex.4
W N E S
2♥ - 2NT -
3♣ - 3♥ -
3NT - 5♣ -
 
Opener
9
K Q 9 8 6
7 4
K 10 8 6 5
Responder
J 3 2
A 3
A K 5 2
A 9 7 4


Asking for the minor suit and the quality.



Ex.5
W N E S
2NT - 3♣ -
Pass -    
 
Opener
8 6 2
-
A J 9 8 4
K J 10 8 3
Responder
9 5
J 3 2
Q 10 6
Q 9 7 2


Responder's preferred minor suit

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