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Three no trump 5 points
Full credit goes to the bid of three no trump with this hand, which is evenly balanced and contains 10 high-card points. The next best bid is three spades, forcing to game, but we prefer not to resort to this call with such an evenly balanced hand. A take-out to two spades, which more or less obliges the opener to pass, is given no credit whatsoever. The award of 1 point to the bid of two no trump is charitable, but at least there is some hope that the partner might carry on.
Double 5 points
The 100% bid is double. While the game is doubtful, a penalty is assured. The pass is awarded second-best score because the hand is not quite good enough for two no trump. We give no credit for the raise of the original no-trump bid with 7 points and a balanced hand. A slight award is given for the bid of two diamonds, which is construed as a weakness call.
Two no trump 5 points
Full award for the bid of two no trump. A stopper in the adverse suit is not necessary when partner opens with one no trump. The hand contains 9 points in high cards, and even a bid of three no trump might be acceptable in view of the texture of the five-card suit. An award of 2 points is made for the penalty double, since it is doubtful that the opponents can win eight tricks against an opening no trump. The award of 1 point for the bid of two diamonds is rather more than the bid deserves. Giving 1 point for a pass displays a liberal streak in this department's nature.
Three clubs 5 points