We came in second in the annual Klamath Falls Unit Fall Open Pairs on Sunday. The event was certainly ours to win... but I had a poor session. There were a few interersting boards. Try your hand at these problems. Please leave your answers and thoughts on the hands in the Comments!
All problems matchpoints. See the Comments for what happened at the table.
(A) All white
Y753 5 AJT2 Q854
LHO opens 1H, partner passes, and righty passes too. What's the lowest value for card Y with which you would double?
(B) Both vul
T3 AQ54 53 AKQ74
You're first up. 1NT would be good 14-17.
(C) All white
K J8762 K54 KJT6
In second seat, you pass (or do you?), LHO opens 1S, partner overcalls 2D, and RHO passes. What's your call? Your choices are 2H non-forcing, 2S limit raise in diamonds, 2N natural and invitational, 3D natural, or 3H fit-showing.