OSOB0291 Strong Balanced Hands

Online School of Bridge: Lesson 029 - Play Hand 1
Strong balanced hands

[playhand]J63.JT7.AJ85.653 A74.AKQ.Q63.AKQ4 T98.9543.KT74.T9 KQ52.862.92.J872,1[/playhand]
[auctioncomments] |1||2||3| A negative or waiting bid, which denies a good hand with a strong five+ card suit. It's "waiting" to see what opener's strong bid was all about.|4||5||6||7|Partner has shown 22-24 balanced. Bid game in no trumps.[/auctioncomments]
[cardplaycomments]|1| The diamond lead will work well for you. Play low and win as cheaply as you need to. Diamonds will give you the extra tricks you need.[/cardplaycomments]