Practice 1F01 Main


Bidding Review I


 by Richard Pavlicek


WestNorthEastSouth  1 North dealsS Q J 7 6 5 3TT=8Lead2nd3rd4th
1 SPass2 NT!None vulH A K 91. ED 10K72
Pass4 SPassPassD 22. SS 2!9JA
PassC Q 10 73. ED 9A4C 7
S K 9TableS A 10 44. SS 8K34
9 1112 146 713 14H 7 6H J 10 5 45. WH 7A42
D Q 7 6 5 4D 10 9 86. NS Q10C 2D 5
C A 5 4 3C J 9 87. NC 10JKA
BiddingResp to 1 of a suitS 8 2Claim the rest
Choose best gameH Q 8 3 2
PlayDraw trumps earlyD A K J 3
Lead toward honorC K 6 2
DefenseAttitude signal4 S North Made 4 +420


WestNorthEastSouth  2 East dealsS 9 5 2TT=5Lead2nd3rd4th
1 SPassN-S vulH Q J 10 81. NH QK24
1 NT!PassPassPassD J 9 82. ED 273!8
C A Q 103. NH 10A65
8 1010 1013 149 9S 4TableS A Q 7 6 34. ED 610K9
H 7 5 4H A K 35. WD AJS 3Q
D A K 5 4 3D 6 26. WD 5S 2S 6S 8
C J 8 7 2C 5 4 37. WD 4S 5C 3C 6
S K J 10 88. WS 49A!10
BiddingResp to 1 of a suitH 9 6 2Lose the rest
Rebid after 1 NT respD Q 10 7
PlayDuck to retain entryC K 9 6
Shun finesse1 NT West Made 1 +90


WestNorthEastSouth  3 South dealsS 8 3TT=8Lead2nd3rd4th
1 NTE-W vulH Q 8 51. WS Q39!4!
Pass2 NTPass3 NT!D A 10 6 32. WS 68K7!
PassPassPassC K 5 4 33. ES 2A5H 5
S Q J 10 6 5TableS K 9 24. SD K!437
5 69 108 818 18H 7 6 4H J 10 9 25. SD 2810!J
D Q 8 4D J 76. EH J34Q
C 10 6C Q J 9 77. ND AC 75Q
BiddingResponse to 1 NTS A 7 4Cash 5 more winners
Rebid by NT bidderH A K 3
PlayHoldup playD K 9 5 2
Avoidance finesseC A 8 2
DefenseAttitude signal3 NT South Made 3 +400


WestNorthEastSouth  4 West dealsS K 8 6 5TT=6Lead2nd3rd4th
1 DPass1 HPassBoth vulH 6 5 3 21. SS JA!62
3 H!Pass4 HPassD A 92. WC 2!9A4
PassPassC Q J 93. EC 36H 7J
S A Q 7 3TableS 24. WS 3!5H 94
15 1710 117 98 10H A K 8 7H Q J 10 95. EC 510H 8Q
D Q 8 7 4D 6 3 26. WS 78H 109
C 2C A 8 7 5 37. EC 7KH KD 9
S J 10 9 48. WS QKH J10
BiddingResp to 1 of a suitH 49. EC 8D 5H AD A
Rebid by openerD K J 10 5Win the high trump
PlayShun finesseC K 10 6 4
Crossruff4 H East Made 4 +620



Practice 1F05 Main


General Review I


Top by Richard Pavlicek


WestNorthEastSouth  1 North dealsS A J 9 4TT=6Lead2nd3rd4th
1 CPass1 SNone vulH 8 7 61. WS 74310
Pass2 S!PassPassD A 32. SC 2!8A3
PassC A 7 6 43. NC 49510
S 7 6 5TableS 8 34. WS 5982
12 1213 147 88 9H A J 3H K 9 5 25. NC 6QS QJ
D K 7 2D Q 10 9 46. SD 52A4
C K J 10 8C Q 9 37. NC 7H 2S KK
BiddingResp to 1 of a suitS K Q 10 2Win 2 more tricks
Rebid by openerH Q 10 4
PlayRuffing with 4-4 fitD J 8 6 5
Communication/entriesC 5 2
DefenseLeading trumps2 S South Made 2 +110


WestNorthEastSouth  2 East dealsS K Q 8 7 2TT=7Lead2nd3rd4th
1 NTPassN-S vulH Q 9 8 7 41. SS J!38!5
3 NT!PassPassPassD 52. SS 1042A
C 10 23. ED 26A5
10 117 1016 177 8S 6 4 3TableS A 54. WD KH 437
H J 3 2H K 10 55. WC 4!2A3
D A K Q 10 4D 8 3 26. ED 8910H 7
C 6 4C A K Q 9 87. WD QC 10H 5J
BiddingResponse to 1 NTS J 10 98. WD 4H 8H 10H 6
PlayCommunication/entriesH A 69. WC 6
Finessing techniqueD J 9 7 6Win 2 more tricks
DefenseChoose lead at notrumpC J 7 5 3
Attitude signal3 NT East Made 3 +400


WestNorthEastSouth  3 South dealsS 6 3TT=8Lead2nd3rd4th
1 SE-W vulH A Q 10 9 3 21. ES 2A!43
Pass2 HPass3 H!D 10 9 82. SH 4C 2Q5
Pass4 HAPC A Q3. NH 27KC 5
S K 10 9 5 4TableS 24. SH 6D 2108
6 912 158 1014 15HH 8 7 55. NS 6!C 8QK
D K 4 3 2D A 7 6 56. WC 6A!34
C 10 6 5 2C K J 8 7 37. NH 3D 5JD 3
BiddingResp to 1 of a suitS A Q J 8 78. SS J5C QC 7
Rebid by openerH K J 6 49. SD Q!K86
PlayAvoid enemy ruffD Q J10. WS 10H 9C J7
Shun finesseC 9 411. ND 9AJ4
DefenseTry for a ruff4 H North Made 4 +420Claim the rest


WestNorthEastSouth  4 West dealsS Q 10 8 2TT=5Lead2nd3rd4th
1 DPass1 HPassBoth vulH K J 61. NS 2J!63
2 NT!Pass3 NTPassD 9 8 22. ED 36Q2
PassPassC 6 5 33. WH 3610!7
S A K 3TableS J 5 44. ED 410J8
19 196 69 96 6H 5 4 3H A Q 10 25. WH 4JQ8
D A Q J 7D 5 4 36. EC 27J3
C A J 4C Q 8 27. WS A847
S 9 7 68. WS K1059
BiddingRebid by openerH 9 8 79. WC A589
Everything works!D K 10 610. WH 5KA9
PlayPlay to trick oneC K 10 9 711. EH 2!C 10C 4C 6
Finessing technique3 NT West Made 7 +72012. ED 5


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