CH201905 Challenge Hand: May

Challenge Hand May 2019
2/1 The 1NT Response

[playhand]8.QT9.KJT32.J543 AQ532.KJ2.Q95.AK KJT9.543.64.Q976 764.A876.A87.T82,1[/playhand]
[auctioncomments]|1||2||3|Shows 6-11 high card points, and denies a spade fit.|4||5||6||7| Partner must be in the maximum range, and wants to play the no trump game.[/auctioncomments] 
[cardplay]h06 h13 h03 h09.d07 d12 d04 d02.d08 d09 d06 d03.d14 d05 c06 d10.[/cardplay]
[cardplaycomments]|1|Win the first heart with the !hK. If the opponent with the !dA holds up until the third round, you have no entry to the diamonds, as the opponents will stop you reaching the South hand in hearts, your entry to the diamonds. [/cardplaycomments]