When I have kibitzed Howard Schutzman’s (Hondo717) bridge sessions on Bridge Base, he sometimes tells us of the hands which are likely to come up “once every five years.”
Well, I have a question for my readers who play bridge. A bidding quiz, if you will. And it came from my dealing-and-bidding simulator that I am working on alongside my summer SURE student.
You (East) hold:
The auction has proceeded (hope the formatting stays):
South West North East
Pass 2C* Pass 2D**
Pass 3NT Pass ???
(*) Strong, artificial, forcing
(**) Artificial, waiting: any shape, any strength
3NT shows 25-27 points.
WHAT IS YOUR CALL?
(Note: I would interpret 4NT as a natural quantitative invite to 6NT.)
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