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Responses to Suit Bids IV


West

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

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Blackwood convention
Set up dummy’s suit
Loser-on-loser play
S Q 9 6 4 3
H K 10 8
D Q 7 6 5
C 4
6 C by East9 top tricksClaim the restmade 6 -920


West

Pass
Pass
North

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Crossruff
Avert overruff
Shift to trumps
S A K 5 2
H J 10 4 3
D 2
C A K 7 3
4 H by North7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 +620


West

Pass
AP
North

4 H!
East

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



Play
 
Weak jump raise
Combat sacrifice bid
Unclear which side can
make so South bids 5 H
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
S 8 7 3
H K Q J 8 3 2
D A
C A Q 2
5 H by South8 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 5 +450


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

Play
 
Passed hand response
Limit jump response
Combine chances
Automatic squeeze
S 7 6 2
H J 6 3
D J 10 8 6
C Q J 10
3 NT by West7 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 3 -600


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