N E S W
1NT P
2NT P P P

South opens 1NT (it is my preference to open all balanced 12-14 hands 1NT, even though that contain a 5 card major such as this one), West passes and North raises to 2NT as invitational (this North-South are not playing full transfers). East passes, as does South as they have a minimum hand for their 1NT opener and West’s final pass ends this rather simple auction. West kicks off with the J as their lead, presumably top of a sequence – what is your plan?

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