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Bidding Review I


West

Pass
North
1 S
4 S
East
Pass
AP
South
2 NT!
Board 1
None Vul
S Q J 7 6 5 3
H A K 9
D 2
C Q 10 7
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 W
6 N
7 N
Lead
D 10
S 2!
D 9
S 8
H 7
S Q
C 10
2nd
K
9
A
K
A
10
J
3rd
7
J
4
3
4
C 2
K
4th
2
A
C 7
4
2
D 5
A
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
S K 9
H 7 6
D Q 7 6 5 4
C A 5 4 3
TableS A 10 4
H J 10 5 4
D 10 9 8
C J 9 8
Bidding

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Choose best game
Draw trumps early
Lead toward honor
Attitude signal
S 8 2
H Q 8 3 2
D A K J 3
C K 6 2
4 S by North8 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 +420


West

1 NT!
North

Pass
East
1 S
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 9 5 2
H Q J 10 8
D J 9 8
C A Q 10
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 N
4 E
5 W
6 W
7 W
8 W
Lead
H Q
D 2
H 10
D 6
D A
D 5
D 4
S 4
2nd
K
7
A
10
J
S 2
S 5
9
3rd
2
3!
6
K
S 3
S 6
C 3
A!
4th
4
8
5
9
Q
S 8
C 6
10
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S 4
H 7 5 4
D A K 5 4 3
C J 8 7 2
TableS A Q 7 6 3
H A K 3
D 6 2
C 5 4 3
Bidding

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Duck to retain entry
Shun finesse
S K J 10 8
H 9 6 2
D Q 10 7
C K 9 6
1 NT by West5 top tricksLose the restmade 1 -90


West

Pass
AP
North

2 NT
East

Pass
South
1 NT
3 NT!
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 8 3
H Q 8 5
D A 10 6 3
C K 5 4 3
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 E
4 S
5 S
6 E
7 N
Lead
S Q
S 6
S 2
D K!
D 2
H J
D A
2nd
3
8
A
4
8
3
C 7
3rd
9!
K
5
3
10!
4
5
4th
4!
7!
H 5
7
J
Q
Q
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
S Q J 10 6 5
H 7 6 4
D Q 8 4
C 10 6
TableS K 9 2
H J 10 9 2
D J 7
C Q J 9 7
Bidding

Play

Defense 
Response to 1 NT
Rebid by NT bidder
Holdup play
Avoidance finesse
Attitude signal
S A 7 4
H A K 3
D K 9 5 2
C A 8 2
3 NT by South8 top tricksCash 5 more winnersmade 3 +400


West
1 D
3 H!
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
4 H
South
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 8 6 5
H 6 5 3 2
D A 9
C Q J 9
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
Lead
S J
C 2!
C 3
S 3!
C 5
S 7
C 7
S Q
C 8
2nd
A!
9
6
5
10
8
K
K
D 5
3rd
6
A
H 7
H 9
H 8
H 10
H K
H J
H A
4th
2
4
J
4
Q
9
D 9
10
D A
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S A Q 7 3
H A K 8 7
D Q 8 7 4
C 2
TableS 2
H Q J 10 9
D 6 3 2
C A 8 7 5 3
Bidding

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Shun finesse
Crossruff
S J 10 9 4
H 4
D K J 10 5
C K 10 6 4
4 H by East6 top tricksWin the high trumpmade 4 -620


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