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Overcalls IV


West

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

Play 
Choose defensive action
Resp to 1 NT overcall
Keep trump control
S 10 9 8 6 4
H 5
D 7 6 4 2
C 9 7 3
4 H by West8 top tricksConcede high trumpmade 4 -420


West

Pass
North

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

Play

Defense
 
Choose defensive action
Resp to suit overcall
Play for best chance
Duck to retain entry
Count signal
Choose discard
S A K 8 7 4
H A 6 4
D 5 4 3
C 5 3
3 NT by North7 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 3 +600


West

1 NT
North

2 H
East

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

Play

Defense
 
Choose defensive action
Resp to 1 NT overcall
Avoidance duck
Ruffing finesse
Trump length signal
Honor signal
S 5
H K Q 8 6 2
D J 9
C A J 10 9 5
4 S by East9 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -620


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

Play
 
Resp to suit overcall
Cue-bid general force
Holdup play
Avert overruff
S 3
H A K J 8 4
D A 8 5 4
C K 6 2
4 H by South7 top tricksLose 1 trump trickmade 4 +620


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