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Bidding After a Raise


West

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

Play
Defense
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Choose best game
Keep trump control
Choose lead at suit
Overtaking play
S K 4
H 8 7 2
D K Q 8
C A J 8 5 4
4 S by North9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

3 D
3 NT
North

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Strength-showing bid
Play for best chance
Communication/entries
Choose lead at notrump
S J 9 6 5
H Q 9 8 5
D 7 4
C A 5 4
3 NT by West7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

2 D
3 C
5 D
East

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

Play

Defense 
Follow up minor raise
Ace-showing bid
Combine chances
Loser-on-loser play
Leading trumps
S A K 6 4
H A 9 2
D K Q 9 4 3
C 2
5 D by South8 top tricksWin the restmade 5 +400


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

Play
Defense
 
Follow up minor raise
Ace-showing bid
Set up dummy’s suit
Lead based on double
Count signal
S J 6 5 4 3
H A 6
D K 10 9 5
C J 6
6 C by East8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 6 -1370


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