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Overcalls V


West

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to suit overcall
Follow up major raise
Crossruff
Elopement play
Count signal
S 10 9 3
H Q J 8
D 10 7 2
C Q 8 7 6
4 H by East7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 -420


West

Pass
AP
North

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

Play
Defense 
Resp to suit overcall
Follow up major raise
Pursue extra chance
Suit preference signal
S 7
H A Q J 10 8
D A J 2
C Q J 6 5
4 H by South7 top tricksCrossruff the restmade 4 +620


West

1 S
North

Pass
East

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

Play

Defense
 
Choose defensive action
Resp to suit overcall
Lead toward honor
Use trumps as entries
Trump length signal
Second-hand play
S 2
H K 10 9 8
D A J 6
C K Q 9 6 2
4 S by West7 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 4 -620


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

Play
 
Choose defensive action
Resp to 1 NT overcall
Play to trick one
Erase dangerous entry
S Q 10 3
H K 9 4 3
D 7 6 5
C K J 3
3 NT by North4 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +630


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