Online School of Bridge: Lesson 006 - Play Hand 2
Hand Evaluation Summary (Too Good for 1NT)

[playhand]J7.K73.AQJT5.KQJ T952.A82.K73.842 AQ6.QT95.96.T753 K843.J64.842.A96,2[/playhand]
[auctioncomments]|1||2|Too strong for 1NT with 17 HCP and a length point for the fifth diamond. It's a good diamond suit too. Open 1!d intending to rebid 2NT.|3||4||5||6|Rebid 2NT showing 18-19 points.|7||8||9||11|Nothing more to say.[/auctioncomments]
[cardplaycomments]|1|You start with seven tricks and can promote two more in clubs. Your spades are good enough to stop the opponents from taking more than three spade tricks.[/cardplaycomments]