Main   Practice 3C01 by Richard Pavlicek  

Rebids by Opener


West

Pass
North
1 D
4 S!
East
Pass
All Pass
South
1 S
Board 1
None Vul
S A K 7 2
H A 4 3
D K 5 4 3
C A J
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 N
8 N
Lead
C 2
C 8?
S K
D 3!
D 2
C 7
S A
D 5!
2nd
J
5
9
6
7
6
8
A
3rd
K
3
3
Q
4!
10
5
S 6
4th
4
A
4
8
9
S 2
Q
10
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
S Q 4
H Q 9 8
D J 10 8 7
C Q 10 3 2
TableS J 9 8
H 10 7 5 2
D A 9 6
C K 8 7
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Combine chances
Ruff out enemy honor
Trump length signal
Count signal
S 10 6 5 3
H K J 6
D Q 2
C 9 6 5 4
4 S by South6 top tricksLose 1 trump trickmade 4 +420


West

1 S
3 H
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 H
1 NT!
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S J 10 8
H J
D Q 9 8 7
C J 5 4 3 2
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 E
7 W
8 W
Lead
D K
D A
D 5
H A
H Q!
S 2!
S K
S Q
2nd
2
4
10
3
7
3
10
J
3rd
9
7
Q
2
8
A
5
6
4th
3
J
H 4
J
C 2
8
9
H 9
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
5 3
S A K Q 7 4
H K 8 2
D 10 4 2
C 9 8
TableS 6 5 2
H A Q 6 5 4
D J 3
C A Q 10
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Trump management
Attitude signal
S 9 3
H 10 9 7 3
D A K 6 5
C K 7 6
4 H by East9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

1 D
2 NT!
North

Pass
Pass
East

1 H
3 NT
South
Pass
1 S
All Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 6 4
H 10 8 2
D Q 10 7
C Q J 9 7
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 N
Lead
S 4
D 5
H 3!
C 4
D 2
S 10
2nd
2
7
7
7
8
3
3rd
K
K
K
K
J
7
4th
A
3
2
3
Q
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
S A Q 5
H K 5
D A J 9 6 5
C A 10 4
TableS 3 2
H Q 6 4 3
D K 4 2
C K 6 5 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Cope with overcall
Rebid by opener
Timing the play
Lead toward honor
Lead partner’s suit
S K J 9 8 7
H A J 9 7
D 8 3
C 8 3
3 NT by West6 top tricksCash 4 more winnersmade 3 -600


West
Pass
Pass
All Pass
North
1 S
3 S!
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 NT
4 S
Board 4
Both Vul
S A Q J 9 8 6
H A
D A 10 5
C 7 6 5
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 S
4 N
5 W
6 W
7 N
8 S
9 S
Lead
C K
C 2
H 3!
S 6!
C 10
D 4
S 8
H K
H Q
2nd
3
A
8
4
7
A
5
9
J
3rd
J!
8
A
7
9
9
10
D 5
D 10
4th
5
6
7
K
4
2
2
2
4
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
S K 3 2
H J 9 8
D J 8 6 4
C J 10 8
TableS 5 4
H 10 7 4 2
D K Q 9
C K Q 9 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Communication/entries
Obtain early discard
Honor signal
S 10 7
H K Q 6 5 3
D 7 3 2
C A 4 3
4 S by North10 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 +620


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Practice 3C05 by Richard Pavlicek

Rebids by Opener II


West

Pass
Pass
North
1 D
1 NT!
4 H
East
Pass
Pass
All Pass
South
1 S
3 H
Board 1
None Vul
S 9 5
H A K 8 5
D Q 10 8 6 5
C K 9
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 S
Lead
C J
S 5
C 3
H 4
S 9
H Q
S 3!
H 5
H J
S J
2nd
K
2
9
9
8
D 4
7
6
D J
3rd
7
Q
Q
A
A
8!
H K!
7
D 5
4th
2
K
A
2
4
3
C 4
D 9
10
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S K 10 7 4
H 9
D A J 9 4
C J 10 8 3
TableS 8 2
H 10 6 3 2
D K 2
C Q 7 6 5 4
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Off-shape 1 NT rebid
Trump management
Unblocking play
S A Q J 6 3
H Q J 7 4
D 7 3
C A 2
4 H by South7 top tricksLose last 2 tricksmade 4 +420


West

1 S
2 S
3 NT
North

Pass
Pass
All Pass
East
1 D
2 H!
2 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A J 6 2
H Q 7 6 3
D 10 9
C 7 6 3
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 N
4 E
5 W
6 W
7 N
8 N
9 E
10 W
Lead
C 10
S Q
D 10
C 5
S 10
S 9
D 9
H 3
C J
S 8
2nd
2
7
A!
4
2
J
5!
A
9
3rd
3
K!
8
Q
D 4
H 8
7
5
K
4th
A!
A
2
6
5
C 8
3
2
7
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
S K 10 9 8 4 3
H 4 2
D 3 2
C K Q 2
TableS Q
H A J 9 8
D A Q 6 5 4
C A J 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Opener’s reverse bid
Opener’s third bid
Overtaking play
Read enemy lead
Shift to another suit
S 7 5
H K 10 5
D K J 8 7
C 10 9 8 4
3 NT by East5 top tricksLose the last trickmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 H
4 H
East

Pass
All Pass
South
1 D
2 H!
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 8 7 6
H A 8 7 5
D K 4 3
C K 5
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 S
10 N
11 S
Lead
H 2
S 4
H 3
S 5
S 6
C 3
H A
D 3!
D 6!
C 5!
C 4
2nd
Q
3
K
2
K
9
D 2
8
C 6
10
J
3rd
6
8
9
A
H 4
K
D 5
A
K
A
H 8
4th
5
9
7
J
10
2
10
J
9
8
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
S Q 10 3 2
H J 10 9 6
D J
C J 9 8 6
TableS K J 9
H 3 2
D Q 10 9 8 2
C Q 10 2
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Defense
Rebid by opener
Follow up major raise
Three-card raise
Ruff in short hand
Elopement play
Choose lead at suit
S 5 4
H K Q 4
D A 7 6 5
C A 7 4 3
4 H by North8 top tricksLose the restmade 4 +420


West
1 D
3 C!
4 D
4 NT
5 NT
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 S
3 D
4 H
5 H
6 D
South
Pass
Pass
Dbl
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S J 7
H J 9 8 6 5
D 3
C Q 9 8 6 2
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 E
Lead
H 6
D 2
S A!
S 2
S 4
D 7
S 5
D J
S 9
C J
2nd
A
4
7
J
10
C 2
Q
H 9
H 7
3rd
10
Q
3
K
D 9
8
D 10
K
H 4
4th
3
3
6
8
H 5
5
H 8
6
C 6
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S A 2
H 4 3
D A Q J 10 9 7
C A K 10
TableS K 9 5 4 3
H A 2
D K 8 2
C J 4 3
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Key-card Blackwood
Manufactured jump shift
Set up dummy’s suit
Use trumps as entries
S Q 10 8 6
H K Q 10 7
D 6 5 4
C 7 5
6 D by West11 top tricksLose 1 trickmade 6 -1370


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Practice 3C09 by Richard Pavlicek

Rebids by Opener III


West

1 S
4 S
North
Pass
Pass
All Pass
East
1 D
3 S!
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q J 9
H A 10 8
D 8 3
C Q 10 8 4 3
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 N
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 N
Lead
C 4
S 6
H 3!
S Q
D 7
D 2
D Q
H 10
2nd
2
9
2
A
5
8
9
4
3rd
K
K
Q
5
K
A
4
J
4th
A
2
A
7
3
6
S J
6
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
5 3
S 10 8 7 6
H Q 6
D K 4 2
C A 9 6 5
TableS A K 4 3
H 7 5 4 3
D A Q J 7
C 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Follow up major raise
Timing the play
Delay drawing trumps
S 5 2
H K J 9 2
D 10 9 6 5
C K J 7
4 S by West8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
All Pass
North

1 H
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 C
2 NT!
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 7 5 4 3
H K 7 4 2
D Q 10 9
C 6 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 S
5 S
6 W
7 E
8 S
9 W
Lead
D 5
H A
H Q
H J
D 4
S 6
S J
S 8
S Q
2nd
9
3
6
D 3
K
3
A!
10
7
3rd
2
2
4
7
10
K
9
5
C 3
4th
A!
5
8
9
7
2
4
H 10
C 2
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
5 4
S Q 10 9 6
H 6 3
D K J 8 5 3
C J 10
TableS K J
H 10 9 8 5
D 7 2
C K Q 8 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Create extra entry
S A 8 2
H A Q J
D A 6 4
C A 9 7 2
2 NT by South7 top tricksLose the last trickmade 2 +120


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 S
3 NT
East

Pass
All Pass
South
1 D
3 C!
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K J 10 3
H Q J 6
D 4 3 2
C Q 5 3
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 S
4 N
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 N
9 N
Lead
H 5
S Q
C 2
S K
D 10
H 10
H 3
S J
S 10
2nd
A!
4
7
A
Q
J
4
6
H 8
3rd
7
3
Q
D 5
K
K
S 7
D 7
D 9
4th
6
2!
4
5
2
2
Q
8
9
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
S 9 8 7 5 4
H 10 7
D K J 8 6
C 9 7
TableS A 6 2
H K 9 8 5 3
D 10
C J 10 8 4
Bidding
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Communication/entries
Play to trick one
S Q
H A 4 2
D A Q 9 7 5
C A K 6 2
3 NT by North5 top tricksCash 3 more winnersmade 3 +400


West
1 S
3 C!
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 NT
3 NT
South
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 6 2
H K 9 8 2
D J 10 8 2
C Q 9 4
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 N
4 S
5 W
6 E
7 E
8 E
Lead
H J
D J!
D 10
H 7?
C 7
H Q
S 9
S 5
2nd
5
3
K!
A
4
10
3
7
3rd
K
7
A
2
K
C 8
4!
10
4th
3
4
C 3
4
2
8
2
6
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
S A K J 10 4
H A 5
D 4
C A 10 8 7 3
TableS 9 5
H Q 6 4 3
D K 9 5 3
C K 6 5
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Rebid by responder
Finessing technique
Shift to another suit
S Q 8 7 3
H J 10 7
D A Q 7 6
C J 2
3 NT by East5 top tricksCash 4 more winnersmade 3 -600


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Practice 3C13 by Richard Pavlicek

Rebids by Opener IV


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North
1 C
2 D!
3 S
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
3 D
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S A Q 4
H 3
D A Q 2
C A 9 7 5 4 3
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 N
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 S
11 S
Lead
S 6
S 3
C A!
C 3
D 3
C 4
D 7
C 5
D K
D 10
H 2
2nd
4
5
8
Q
6
10
9
K
J
H 8
9
3rd
K
7
2
S 8
Q
S 10
A
S J
2
H 3
S Q
4th
2
A
6
J
4
H 4
5
H 6
8
H 5!
10
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
S 7 6
H K J 9 8 6 4
D J 9 6
C J 6
TableS K 9 3
H A 10 5
D 8 5 4
C K Q 10 8
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Opener’s reverse bid
Choose best game
Set up dummy’s suit
Leading trumps
Refuse to ruff
S J 10 8 5 2
H Q 7 2
D K 10 7 3
C 2
4 S by South8 top tricksLose last 2 tricksmade 4 +420


West

1 S
4 C
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 C
2 H!
5 C
South
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q J
H 7 4
D A Q 10 7 5
C 10 8 7 2
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 S
4 E
5 E
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 W
Lead
D 2
D 7
D 9
C K
H A
H 3!
S 2
H J!
C 6
2nd
3
8
J
H 6
2
5
Q
Q
7
3rd
A
K
Q
3
10
C 5
K
C A!
9
4th
6
4
C 4
2
4
7
3
S J
S 7
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S A 8 5 4 2
H 10
D J 4 3
C A 6 5 3
TableS K 6
H A K J 3
D 8 6
C K Q J 9 4
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Opener’s reverse bid
Rebid by responder
Ruff in short hand
Use trumps as entries
Choose lead at suit
S 10 9 7 3
H Q 9 8 6 5 2
D K 9 2
C
5 C by East9 top tricksDraw trump, claimmade 5 -400


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 H
4 H
East

Pass
All Pass
South
1 C
2 H!
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 9 7 4
H A K 10 9
D J 7 3
C 6 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
Lead
S Q
S 4
C A
C K
D A
C 4
S 7
C 8
S 9
2nd
2
5
5
7
5
10
J
J
H J
3rd
3
H 4
3
6
3
H K!
H Q!
H A!
C 9
4th
A
6
2
Q
2
S 10
8
D K
K
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
8 1
S K 8 6 3
H 3
D Q 10 8 5
C J 10 7 5
TableS Q J 10 5
H J 7 6 5 2
D K 2
C Q 2
Bidding
 
 
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Follow up major raise
Raising with three is
best rebid option
Crossruff
Avert overruff
S 2
H Q 8 4
D A 9 6 4
C A K 9 8 4
4 H by North7 top tricksWin 2 high trumpsmade 4 +420


West
1 D
3 NT!
North
Pass
Pass
East
1 H
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 8 6 3 2
H K 6
D 6
C 9 7 6 5 4 3
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 W
4 W
5 S
Lead
C 5
D A
D K
D 10
C 8
2nd
J
6
S 2
S 3
10
3rd
K
2
7
C Q!
3
4th
A
5
J
Q
H 3
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
S K Q 10
H J
D A K 10 9 8 4 3
C A 10
TableS 9 7 5
H A 10 8 5 4 3
D 7 2
C Q J
Bidding
 
 
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Choose best game
Double-jump 3 NT shows
strong 6-7 card suit
Jettison play
Create extra entry
S A J 4
H Q 9 7 2
D Q J 5
C K 8 2
3 NT by West5 top tricksCash 5 more winnersmade 3 -600


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Practice 3C17 by Richard Pavlicek

Rebids by Opener V


West

1 S
3 NT
North
Pass
Pass
All Pass
East
1 D
2 NT!
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S K
H 10 9 8 2
D Q 6 5 2
C Q J 7 3
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 W
6 W
7 W
8 W
Lead
S J
H 10
S 8
S 10
S A
S 7
D 10
D 9
2nd
5!
J
6!
Q
H 8
H 9
6
2
3rd
K
Q
H 2
C 3
C 9
H 3
8!
J
4th
2
4
3
4
9
D 3
4
7
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
S A Q 7 6 5
H 6 5 4
D 10 9
C 6 4 2
TableS 4 3 2
H K J 3
D A K J 8
C A K 9
Bidding
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Ducking play
Duck to retain entry
S J 10 9 8
H A Q 7
D 7 4 3
C 10 8 5
3 NT by East5 top tricksCash 4 more winnersmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

1 NT
3 H
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
3 C!
4 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 4
H J 10 9 5 2
D K Q 6 4
C J 3 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 N
9 S
10 N
11 S
Lead
H 3
D 2
H 6
S A
S K
S 3
D Q
D 6
S 5
C 2
S 6!
2nd
K
3
A!
7
8
D 7
5
10
C 5
4
C Q
3rd
7
K
8
4
D 4
H 9
C 6
H 4
H 10
A
H J!
4th
2
A
5
2
9
10
8
9
Q
8
J
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
S 8 7
H Q 8 7
D J 9 8 7 3
C Q 8 5
TableS Q J 10 9 2
H 6 3
D A 10 5
C K 10 4
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Rebid after 1 NT resp
Rebid by responder
Timing the play
Elopement play
Leading trumps
S A K 6 5 3
H A K 4
D 2
C A 9 7 6
4 H by North7 top tricksLose the restmade 4 +620


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 S
2 NT
East

Pass
All Pass
South
1 H
1 NT!
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 9 5 2
H 7 2
D Q J 3
C A 10 8 4
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 E
4 S
5 S
6 S
7 E
Lead
D 6
H 2!
D 9
H A
H K
H 4
D 7
2nd
J
Q!
K
5
C 5
C 7
C 2
3rd
5
3!
4!
7
C 4
C 8
A
4th
2
6
3
8
10
J
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
4 3
S Q 8
H 6 5
D A 10 8 6 4
C Q 9 7 5
TableS J 10 7 6
H Q J 10 8
D 9 7 5
C K J
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Play for best chance
Ducking play
When to split honors
Duck to retain entry
S K 4 3
H A K 9 4 3
D K 2
C 6 3 2
2 NT by South5 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 2 +120


West
1 D
2 C!
4 NT
5 NT
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 S
3 D
5 H
6 D
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 9 6 5 3
H Q 9 7 3 2
D K 5
C J 6
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 N
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 W
8 E
9 E
10 W
Lead
H 3
D 10
D 5
H 8
S 2
H K
D 7
S K
S 8
D Q!
2nd
A
3
2
2
4
7
H 9
7
10
S 9
3rd
4
6
4
D 8
A
C 3
9
C 2
D J
C 7
4th
6
K
A
5
3
10
H J
5
6
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S A
H K 8 6
D A Q J 7 6
C K 10 4 2
TableS K J 8 2
H A
D 10 9 8 2
C A 9 7 3
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Rebid by opener
Blackwood convention
Automatic squeeze
Protect dummy’s suit
Third-hand play
S Q 10 7 4
H J 10 5 4
D 4 3
C Q 8 5
6 D by West10 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 6 -1370


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Practice 3C21 by Richard Pavlicek

Rebids by Opener VI


West

Pass
All Pass
North
1 C
2 S!
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S K 5 3
H 5 4
D A 7 2
C A Q J 4 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 E
8 E
9 E
Lead
H Q
S 4
S 3
C 3!
C 2
C 5
S A
H K
H 3
2nd
4
8
6
6
10
8
10
8
S J
3rd
7
K
Q
Q
K
A
H 2
6
10
4th
A
2!
9
9
7
S 7
5
5
D 2
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
5 1
5 2
5 3
6 3
S 9 8
H Q J 10 6 2
D Q 10 3
C 8 7 6
TableS A 7 6 2
H K 9 7 3
D J 9 6
C 10 9
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid by opener
Three-card raise
Seven-card trump fit
Keep trump control
When to win trump ace
S Q J 10 4
H A 8
D K 8 5 4
C K 5 3
4 S by South10 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

1 S
3 NT
North

Pass
All Pass
East
1 H
1 NT!
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 8 6 5 2
H Q J 9 6
D K 8
C K 10 4
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 S
7 W
8 W
9 E
Lead
C 6
C 10
S A!
S 10
S Q
C 8
S 9
H 3
D 4
2nd
2
Q
3
7
6
A
8
6
2
3rd
K
3
4
J
H 2
4
D 3
A
Q
4th
5
7
2
5
K
H 4
H 5
10
K
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
6 3
S Q J 9 4
H 7 3
D A Q 7 6
C A 7 2
TableS A 10
H A K 8 4 2
D J 5 4 3
C Q 5
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Off-shape 1 NT rebid
Erase dangerous entry
Avoidance finesse
S K 7 3
H 10 5
D 10 9 2
C J 9 8 6 3
3 NT by East5 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -430


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

1 H
2 H
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 C
2 D!
4 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 8 2
H Q J 10 6 5 4
D 10 8 7
C 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 S
4 N
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 S
9 N
10 N
11 S
Lead
H 2
C A!
C 4
D 10!
S Q
S 6
H 7
C 5
H Q
D 7
C 7
2nd
A
3
J
4
K
4
6
D 2
S 7
6
D 5
3rd
9
2
H 5
Q!
A
J
3
H 10
C 6
9!
H J
4th
4
8
9
K
3
2
K
K
8
3
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S Q J 9 5
H 9 8 7
D K 5 3 2
C J 3
TableS A 10 7 6
H 3 2
D J 6 4
C K Q 9 8
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Defense
Opener’s reverse bid
Opener’s third bid
Manufactured reverse
Set up dummy’s suit
Finessing technique
Choose lead at suit
S 4 3
H A K
D A Q 9
C A 10 7 6 5 4
4 H by North8 top tricksDummy is goodmade 4 +420


West
1 D
2 H
4 NT
6 D
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
East
1 S
4 D
5 D
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 8 6
H Q 10 8 4
D 4
C K J 7 5 4
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 W
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 W
11 W
Lead
C 5
C 3
H A!
H 5
D 2
H J
D K
D Q
H K
D 7
D 6!
2nd
2
D 5
4
8
3
Q
8
C J
10
S 6
3rd
A
4
2
D 10
9
D J
A
S 3
S 4
S 5
4th
9
10
3
6
4
7
C 7
C 6
9
C 8
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S Q 7
H A K J 5
D A Q 9 7 6 5
C 9
TableS A 10 5 4 3
H 2
D K J 10 2
C Q 10 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Opener’s reverse bid
Blackwood convention
Communication/entries
Positional squeeze
Choose lead vs slam
S J 9 2
H 9 7 6 3
D 8 3
C A 8 6 3
6 D by West9 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 6 -1370


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