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Too Many Questions for a Poll

This started as a bidding poll...but I realized there was more than one cusp to poll.

So I switched to a general poll with a tree of nested options, but it got too complicated and I still wasn't confident I was identifying all realistic choices.

Instead we'll punt with a long list of questions on this hand from an ACBL A/X sectional Swiss...

TABLE A

West
xxx
Jxxxx
Ax
xxx
North
KQJx
xx
QJ109xxx
East
xx
Q10xxx
J10xx
Ax
South
A10xx
AKx
KQxxx
K
W
N
E
S
1
P
1
P
4
P
5
P
5
P
P
P
D
5 North
NS: 0 EW: 0

 

TABLE B 

West
xxx
Jxxxx
Ax
xxx
North
KQJx
xx
QJ109xxx
East
xx
Q10xxx
J10xx
Ax
South
A10xx
AKx
KQxxx
K
W
N
E
S
2NT
P
6
P
P
P
D
6 North
NS: 0 EW: 0

 

Both N/S pairs were playing a 5cM, strong NT system.  5 at Table A showed 1st-round control and denied 1st-round controls in the minors.

Both Easts led a and thus both contracts made 12 tricks.  10 IMPs to the team making 6.

 

Questions:

1. How do you assess the opening bids by the Souths...2N vs. 1D?

2. Across from 2N, how do you assess the direct jump to 6?

3. As North at Table B, are you done over 4?

4. What would you lead as East after each different auction?   Should EW find their two aces?

5. Did North/South at Table B "make their own luck" here with aggressive moves that won't work double-dummy but put significant pressure on their opponents to defend precisely?

 

I lied...it turns out this template demands a poll, so...Does the 6 team deserve their big win on this board?

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