Name That Convention


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I am known to be a non-fan of conventions. KISS (Keep It Simple Sweetheart). However, some of my readers just love conventions. Here is a quiz to test your knowledge

1.

West North East South
1 Pass 1♠ 2♣
Dbl

CHOICES

Takeout Double Negative Double Support Double Responsive Double Other
ANSWER

2. With the hands and auction below, what convention do East-West seem to be employing?

West East
♠ Q 7 6 ♠ 5 2
K J 6 A 4
A K 8 7 6 5 3
♣ K 3 2 ♣ J 10 9 8 6 5
West North East South
1NT 2♠ 2NT Pass
3♣ Pass Pass Pass

CHOICES

Unusual NT Puppet Stayman Relay-Control steps lebensohl Other
ANSWER

3. What convention is West using if his 5 bid asks East how many of these 4 cards he holds: ♠A, ♠K, A, ♣A?

West North East South
1♠ Pass 3♠ Pass
5

CHOICES

Roman Keycard Blackwood Splinter Asks Relay-step asking Exclusion Keycard Blackwood Splinter Bids Other
ANSWER

4.What convention is being used if West’s 2♣ says nothing about clubs, but promises a limit raise in support of hearts?

West North East South
Pass Pass 1 Pass
2♣

CHOICES

Stayman Bergen Raises Drury Gerber Other
ANSWER

5.What kind of double is not illustrated in the auction below?

West North East South
1 Dbl 1♠ Dbl
Redbl

CHOICES

Takeout Negative Responsive Support Dbl & Redbl
ANSWER