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Rebids by Responder IV


West

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

Play 
Rebid by opener
Simple preference bid
Duck to keep control
S J 9 5 4
H Q 10 5
D J 10
C A Q 10 3
2 H by East6 top tricksWin 5 more tricksmade 3 -140


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

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

Play 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Positional squeeze
S J 9 5 4
H 9 3 2
D A 8
C A K J 8
3 NT by North8 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 3 +600


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 S
3 H!
East

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

Play

Defense 
Rebid by responder
Follow up major raise
Holdup play
Shun finesse
Shift to trumps
S K
H K 9 8 7 6 5
D J 5 4
C A Q 4
3 H by South8 top tricksClaim the restmade 3 +140


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

Play
 
Strength-showing bid
Opener’s third bid
Unblocking play
Finessing technique
S 7 6
H A J 9 2
D A 10 6
C Q 10 6 5
3 NT by West5 top tricksCash 3 more winnersmade 3 -600


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