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Opener's first bid

with Tina McVeigh

In this lesson, Tina will teach you about opening bids. Watch the video to learn:

After you watch the video, play these practice hands.

Beginners' Course Standard - Opener's first bid in Bridge

Review what you've learned by answering the questions below.

Question 1: What should you open?

♠A6 KQ94 KQJ92 ♣T7

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1 - Open your longest suit. You need five hearts to open 1.

Question 2: What should you open?

♠AKQ4 J9842 K2 ♣43

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1 - Open your longest suit. Spades are tempting, but you don't have five spades.

Question 3: What should you open?

♠QJ874 KJ983 A ♣J3

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1♠ - Open the higher of two 5-card suits.

Question 4: What should you open?

♠AQ54 QJ52 T ♣Q872

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
Pass - You do not have enough to open.

Question 5: What should you open?

♠AJ876 KQJ4 KJ ♣K8

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1♠ - Open your longest suit.

Question 6: What should you open?

♠6 KJ4 AK8642 ♣AK2

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1 - Open your longest suit.

Question 7: What should you open?

♠3 JT854 AQ ♣AQJ63

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1 - Open the higher of two 5-card suits.

Question 8: What should you open?

♠AK86 Q765 K54 ♣A6

Pass
1♣
1
1
1♠
1 - You do not have a 5-card major, so open your longer minor.

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Comments

WendyBrindle
Enjoyed refreshing what I already learnt ...now to lesson 2
jenpf
jenpf says:
Great to be able to revise - thank-you
wendybooth
thank you that was good revision, has reinforced what I have learned so far
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