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Responses to Suit Bids II


West

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

Play

Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Overtaking play
Communication/entries
Choose lead at notrump
Protect dummy’s suit
S 9 6 5
H K 3 2
D K 8
C K 10 9 8 4
1 NT by South5 top tricksWin the restmade 1 +90


West

1 S!
3 D
North

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

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by responder
Holdup play
Throw-in play
S J 7 5
H K 7 6
D 4 3
C Q J 10 9 4
3 NT by East8 top tricksWin the restmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

2 S!
4 NT
6 S
East

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

Play
Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Blackwood convention
Automatic squeeze
Protect dummy’s suit
S 10 9 7
H K Q 10 5 4
D K 3 2
C A 9
6 S by North10 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 6 +980


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

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 2-over-1
Read enemy lead
Subdue enemy ruff
Try for a ruff
S 10 5
H A Q J 10
D K 7 6 4
C J 9 6
4 S by West8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -620


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