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(bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)


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West A 7 5 A Q 7 6 8 3 A K J 4East 10 3 K J 5 A 9 6 2 10 9 5 3You open one heart and North overcalls one spade.
Of these false-positive diagnoses, almost half represented overcalls of HSIL or carcinoma in all respondent categories.
You hold:West A K Q 4 (tm) 9 5 3 (c) A 5 4 (r) Q 9 2East 7 6 5 (tm) J 7 (c) K Q 6 (r) A K J 10 3You open one spade and North overcalls two hearts.
South overcalls with two clubs, showing hearts and a minor suit.
Pre-emptive overcalls can often disrupt opponents bidding but it can sometimes accelerate them into a slam contract they probably would not have bid.
North overcalls two hearts and after two passes you reopen with a double.
North overcalls two clubs and partner makes a negative double.
East opens one club, South overcalls five diamonds and you bid six spades.
Weak jump overcalls have become popular on the tournament scene over the last few years but this is not a situation where you should play this way.
North overcalls three hearts, weak, and East bids four diamonds.
West overcalls two spades, showing hearts and clubs.
Interestingly, where there were differences in grading, dysplastic lesions tended to be undercalled on the digital microscope (33 cases undercalled, 8 cases overcalled).
vvGooglinga runner Overcall 4.05 Fairyhouse A term used in contract bridge, an overcall is a bid made after an opening bid has been made by an opponent.