Main   Practice 3H01 by Richard Pavlicek  

Takeout Doubles


West

2 H!
3 NT
North
1 H
Pass
All Pass
East
Dbl
2 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S K 5
H Q J 10 7 4
D A Q 5
C J 5 3
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 W
4 S
5 W
Lead
H 9
H 5
D 2
S 3
D 4
2nd
3
A
5
A
A
3rd
7
4
8!
5
3
4th
2!
8
9
4
10
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
2 3
S A 10
H A 6 3
D J 7 6 4 2
C K 10 7
TableS Q 8 6 4
H K 8 2
D K 8 3
C A Q 6
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Cue-bid general force
Holdup play
Avoidance finesse
S J 9 7 3 2
H 9 5
D 10 9
C 9 8 4 2
3 NT by East6 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 3 -400


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

1 S
3 S
East
1 D
Pass
Pass
South
Dbl!
2 H
4 S
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K 10 9 8 5 2
H 5 3
D Q 10 7
C 9 6
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 E
4 W
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 S
9 N
10 S
11 N
Lead
D K
D A!
D 3!
C J
S A
H A!
H K
H 4
S 10
H 9
S 5
2nd
2
6
J
6
6
2
7
10
J
Q
D 9
3rd
5
4
S 3
8
2
3
5
S K!
Q
S 9
7
4th
Q!
7
10
A
4
6
8
D 8
C 3
C 4
C 5
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S 6 3
H Q 10 7 2
D 5 4
C J 10 7 5 3
TableS J 4
H 8 6
D A K 9 8 3
C K Q 8 4
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Deceptive play
Set up dummy’s suit
Read partner’s signal
S A Q 7
H A K J 9 4
D J 6 2
C A 2
4 S by North9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


West

2 C
Dbl!
North

2 S
Pass
East

Pass
3 C
South
1 S
Pass
All Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 5 2
H K 9 8 7
D K Q 8 4
C 3 2
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 N
4 W
5 S
6 W
7 E
8 W
Lead
S 2
D 10
S 10
C 6
D 9
C 7
S 9!
D 3!
2nd
4
2
Q
2
A!
3
A
K
3rd
J
Q
K
J
4
8
C Q
J
4th
7
5
C 4
A
6
5
5
7
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
4 4
S 7
H A Q 6
D A 3 2
C K Q 9 7 6 4
TableS Q 9 6 4
H 10 4 2
D J 6 5
C J 10 8
Bidding
 
 
 
Play
 
Choose defensive action
Belated T/O double
Play objective is to
avoid going down two
Elimination technique
Throw-in play
S A K J 8 3
H J 5 3
D 10 9 7
C A 5
3 C by West7 top tricksN endplayed, lose 1down 1 +100


West
1 H
3 S
All Pass
North
Dbl
4 D
East
1 S
Pass
South
3 D!
5 D
Board 4
Both Vul
S 8 7 4 3
H A 5 2
D K J 8
C A Q 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
Lead
S K
D 7
S 4!
D 10
S 7!
C 5
S 8
H 3
D K
2nd
3
5
5
2
10
3
J
6
S Q
3rd
6
8
D 9
J
D A
A
D Q
A
H 4
4th
D 3
6
2
C 4
9
7
A
7
4
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S A K 9 2
H K Q 9 8 6
D 5 4 2
C 3
TableS Q J 10 6 5
H J 7
D 6
C J 10 9 7 4
Bidding
 
Play
Resp to takeout double
Competitive auction
Dummy reversal
S
H 10 4 3
D A Q 10 9 7 3
C K 8 6 5
5 D by South10 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 5 +600


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Practice 3H05 by Richard Pavlicek

Takeout Doubles II


West

2 D!
2 S
North
1 D
Pass
Pass
East
Dbl
2 H
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S K Q 10
H Q J 10 9
D K Q 7 6 5
C 2
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 N
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 W
10 E
11 W
Lead
H Q
S 3!
H 9
S 6
C 5
H 7!
C 6
D 10!
D 2
H 8
D 9
2nd
3
Q
K
9
2
6
D 5
3
7
D 8
Q
3rd
2
2
5
A
K
S 4
A
A
S 8
S 5
S J
4th
A
7
4
10
Q!
10
9
6
4
J
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 A 5 4 3
H A 4
D A 9 2
C 8 7 6 5
TableS J 8 6 2
H K 8 7 3
D 10
C A K 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
 
Resp to takeout double
Cue-bid general force
Crossruff
Elopement play
Honor signal
Don’t ruff a loser
S 9 7
H 6 5 2
D J 8 4 3
C Q J 10 9
4 S by West7 top tricksLose last 2 tricksmade 4 -420


West

2 S
Pass
North

Pass
3 H
East
1 S
Pass
All Pass
South
2 C
Dbl!
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A 9 6 3
H J 6 5 4 3
D 8 6 2
C 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 E
6 S
7 S
8 E
9 S
Lead
S J
C 2!
C K
C 3
S 5!
H A
C 5
S 8
C J
2nd
4
4
8
9
H 2
9
Q
H 8
H K
3rd
2
A
D 2
H 3
7
4
H 5
Q
S 9
4th
A
6
10
H 7
3
10
H Q
6
D 4
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
6 2
6 3
S Q 7 2
H K 9
D J 10 5 3
C Q 9 8 6
TableS K J 10 8 5
H Q 10 7
D A Q 4
C 10 4
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Choose defensive action
Belated T/O double
Set up dummy’s suit
Trump management
Force dummy to ruff
S 4
H A 8 2
D K 9 7
C A K J 7 5 3
3 H by North6 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 3 +140


West

Dbl
2 H
North

Pass
All Pass
East

1 H!
South
1 D
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 10 8 6
H 6 5 4
D 10 9 5
C A 10 9 2
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 S
4 W
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 N
Lead
H J
C 4!
H 10
S A
S K
S 3
C J!
H 5
2nd
3
K?
A
6
8
10
7
D 2
3rd
6
3
4
7
9
H 8
5
9
4th
K
2
2
2
5
J
A
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
6 2
S A K 4 3
H A Q 7 3
D K
C Q 8 5 3
TableS 9 7
H K 8 2
D 7 6 4 3 2
C J 6 4
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Timing the play
Lead toward honor
S Q J 5 2
H J 10 9
D A Q J 8
C K 7
2 H by East5 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 2 -110


West
1 D
Pass
North
Dbl
3 NT
East
Pass
All Pass
South
2 NT!
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 7 6 2
H K J 9 2
D 4
C A Q 7 6
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 S
6 W
Lead
H 8
C 2
H 9
H Q!
C 9
S K
2nd
2
J
5
6
K
A
3rd
4
Q
10
J
6!
4
4th
A
3
3
7
4
10
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
5 1
S K J 8 3
H 8 6 3
D A Q 7 6
C K J
TableS 9 5 4
H 7 5 4
D J 10 9 2
C 10 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Avoidance duck
Throw-in play
Choose lead at notrump
S Q 10
H A Q 10
D K 8 5 3
C 9 8 5 2
3 NT by South6 top tricksWin 4 more tricksmade 3 +600


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Practice 3H09 by Richard Pavlicek

Takeout Doubles III


West

2 S!
North
1 D
Pass
East
Dbl
Pass
South
1 H
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 5 4
H 2
D K Q 10 8 3
C A Q 10 9
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 S
4 N
5 E
6 E
7 W
8 W
9 E
Lead
H 2
H Q
H 5
D K
S K
S 6
H K
C 2
C 3
2nd
6
4!
9
A
2
3
D 8
9
7
3rd
A
D 3
S 5
4
8
A
D 2
K!
5
4th
3
10!
7
5
4
10
8
6
10
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
5 4
S A Q 9 8
H K 9 4 3
D J 7 5
C 5 2
TableS K J 7 6
H 10 7 6
D A 2
C K J 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Competitive auction
Holdup play
Unblocking play
S 3 2
H A Q J 8 5
D 9 6 4
C 8 7 6
2 S by West5 top tricksCrossruff the restmade 3 -140


West

1 NT
All Pass
North

Dbl
East
1 S
2 S
South
Pass
3 H!
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 9 6
H K Q 3 2
D J 9 3 2
C A K 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 E
5 N
6 W
7 N
8 N
9 E
10 S
11 S
12 N
Lead
S J
D 5!
S K
C J
D 2
C 8
D J
H 2
C 10
H J
S 4
D 3
2nd
6
8
2
3
4
K
6
A
H 5
7
D 10
S 7
3rd
8
9!
C 9
7
Q
5
C 6
4
Q
3
H Q
H 10
4th
A
K
9
A
A
4
7
6
2
S 3
5
H 8
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
4 4
5 4
6 4
7 4
8 4
S J
H 9 8 7 6
D A 10 8 7
C Q 9 8 7
TableS K Q 8 7 5 3
H A
D K 6 4
C J 10 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Competitive auction
Obtain early discard
Crossruff
Discard signal
S A 10 4 2
H J 10 5 4
D Q 5
C 6 4 3
3 H by South6 top tricksWin the last trickmade 3 +140


West

Pass
1 S
3 NT!
North

1 H
Pass
All Pass
East

Dbl
1 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 3 2
H A Q J 10 2
D 9 5
C K 10 5
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 E
9 E
10 E
11 N
Lead
H 3
H Q
D 10
S Q
S 10
C 4
S A
D K
D Q
H 6!
H J
2nd
5
K
3
2
3
5
D 6
7
8
C 7
8
3rd
A
S 5
A
J!
4
Q
8
2
4
9
C 8
4th
4
7
5
6
7
2
K
9
H 2
10
S 9
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
8 2
8 3
S Q 10 9 8
H 9 7 5
D A 4 2
C J 6 4
TableS A J 4
H K 8 6 4
D K Q 10
C A Q 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Choose defensive action
Rebid by doubler
Unblocking play
Throw-in play
Lead partner’s suit
S 7 6 5
H 3
D J 8 7 6 3
C 9 8 7 2
3 NT by East5 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 4 -630


West
1 D
Pass
All Pass
North
Dbl
2 H
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 D!
4 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S A K 2
H Q J 10 8
D 8 2
C Q J 10 6
Trick
1 E
2 W
3 W
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 S
Lead
D 5
D Q
D K
H Q
H 10
D J
S 2!
H A
H 9
2nd
3
8
H 8
3
5
A
7
C 7
C 8
3rd
10
6
9
4
K
H J
9
S K!
S A!
4th
2
4
7
2
S 3
S 6
4
6
7
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S 8 5 4 3
H 2
D A K Q 10
C K 9 8 7
TableS 7 6
H 7 6 5 3
D 9 6 5
C A 5 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Cue-bid general force
Ruffing with 4-4 fit
Jettison play
S Q J 10 9
H A K 9 4
D J 7 4 3
C 2
4 H by North8 top tricksCash 3 more winnersmade 4 +620


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Practice 3H13 by Richard Pavlicek

Takeout Doubles IV


West

3 H!
North
1 S
Pass
East
Dbl
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S K Q 10 9 8
H A 10
D Q 9 2
C K 8 6
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 N
4 E
5 W
6 N
7 E
Lead
S K
S 6
S 9!
C 7!
H 2
S Q
H 7
2nd
2
5
H J!
4
A
H Q
9
3rd
A!
8
D 3
A
3
D 5
K
4th
4
3
7
6
4
J
10
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
S J 7 5 4
H K 8 6 5 2
D J 4
C A 5
TableS 3 2
H Q J 7 3
D A K 7
C Q 10 9 7
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Avoid enemy ruff
Lead toward honor
Overtaking play
Try for a ruff
S A 6
H 9 4
D 10 8 6 5 3
C J 4 3 2
3 H by West7 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 3 -140


West

2 D
Pass
North

3 D!
4 H
East
1 D
Pass
All Pass
South
Dbl
3 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 6 4 3
H A K 9 7
D J 10 9 6
C 2
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 W
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 S
9 N
Lead
D 2
H Q
D J
S J
H 3
D 10
C A
C 4
D 9
2nd
6
2
5
Q
C 3
A
7
8
7
3rd
K
6
S 5!
K
K
H 4
2
H 7
S 9
4th
8
A
Q
A
10
3
5
10
4
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S J 10 7
H 6
D Q 4 3 2
C Q 9 8 7 3
TableS K 8 2
H Q J 10
D A K 7 5
C J 10 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Cue-bid general force
Loser-on-loser play
Timing the play
S A 9 5
H 8 5 4 3 2
D 8
C A K 6 4
4 H by South7 top tricksLose 1 trump trickmade 4 +620


West

Dbl
3 S!
North

Pass
All Pass
East

1 S
South
1 H
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 6 5 2
H J 10
D K 9 8
C J 9 8 6 4
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 W
4 N
5 W
6 S
7 E
8 W
9 W
Lead
D Q
D 6
D 7!
H J
S K
S 4
C 2!
C A
H 3
2nd
3
A
K
4
5
3
10
6
10
3rd
9
8
5
2
7
2
Q
5
Q!
4th
2
4
10
A
A
10
4
K
K
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
5 4
S K Q J 3
H A 3
D A 7 3
C A Q 7 3
TableS 10 9 8 7
H Q 6 5 4
D 5 4 2
C 5 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Break communication
Timing the play
S A 4
H K 9 8 7 2
D Q J 10 6
C K 10
3 S by East6 top tricksCrossruff the restmade 3 -140


West
1 S
Pass
All Pass
North
Dbl
2 NT!
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 D
3 NT
Board 4
Both Vul
S A Q 4
H A K 8 5
D A Q
C 10 8 5 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 N
4 S
5 E
6 N
Lead
S 8
D A
D Q
D 9
S 7
H 5
2nd
2
2
3
C 6
3
2
3rd
5
6
K!
C 2
9
Q
4th
Q
10
H 4
J
A
6
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
S K J 10 9 5
H J 6 4
D 10
C A K 6 4
TableS 8 7 6
H 10 9 7 2
D J 5 4 3 2
C Q
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Overtaking play
Set up suit at notrump
Lead partner’s suit
Discard signal
S 3 2
H Q 3
D K 9 8 7 6
C J 9 7 3
3 NT by North8 top tricksCash 4 more winnersmade 3 +600


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Practice 3H17 by Richard Pavlicek

Takeout Doubles V


West

Pass
2 H
3 H
North
Pass
Pass
3 D
All Pass
East
1 S
Dbl!
Pass
South
2 D
Pass
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 10 8 6
H 3 2
D K 7 3
C J 10 8 7
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 W
6 S
7 E
8 E
9 E
10 W
11 E
Lead
D 3
D Q
C J
H 5
C 4
H 4
S A
S K
S 2
H J
S 5
2nd
8
4
3!
7
7
8
7
J
D 5
D 7
D 6
3rd
A
K!
Q
2
5!
3
3
4
H 10
Q
H K
4th
2
9
2
6
A
A
6
8
Q
9
10
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
1 3
1 4
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
7 4
S 4 3
H K J 10 8 7
D 4 2
C 9 6 4 2
TableS A K 9 5 2
H A Q 6
D 9 8
C K 5 3
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Reopening double
Competitive auction
Placing enemy cards
Overtaking play
S J 7
H 9 5 4
D A Q J 10 6 5
C A Q
3 H by West7 top tricksDummy is goodmade 3 -140


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 D!
4 H
East
1 D
3 C
All Pass
South
Dbl
3 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 6 5 4 2
H A K 3 2
D Q 10 9
C K 5
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 S
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
D 2
D K
H 6
H K
S 2
S Q
C 4
C 5
C 8
D Q
2nd
9
H 4
8
D 4
K
8
2
9
6
A
3rd
J
3
A
7
A
4
K
A
H 2
S 3!
4th
5
10
5
10
J
D 6
7
3
10
8
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
8 2
S J 10 9 8
H Q 10 8
D 8 3 2
C 6 3 2
TableS K
H 5
D A K J 7 6 4
C Q J 10 9 7
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Resp to takeout double
Cue-bid general force
Ruff/discard endplay
Lead partner’s suit
Honor signal
S A Q 7 3
H J 9 7 6 4
D 5
C A 8 4
4 H by South7 top tricksE endplayed, lose 1made 4 +620


West

Dbl
2 S
4 H
North

Pass
Pass
All Pass
East

1 H
3 H!
South
1 D
2 D
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 7 5
H 9 8 5
D 8
C 10 9 8 6 5 2
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 W
6 W
7 W
Lead
D A
D Q
D J
H 4
H K
H 10
C K
2nd
5
6!
7
3
5
9
6
3rd
8
C 2
C 5
A
6
7
7
4th
2
3
H 2
8
D 4
D 9
A
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
S A J 10 9 8
H A K 10
D K 7 6 5
C K
TableS 4 3
H Q J 7 6 4 2
D 3 2
C Q J 7
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Avoid enemy ruff
Choose lead at suit
Trump length signal
S Q 6 2
H 3
D A Q J 10 9 4
C A 4 3
4 H by East7 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -620


West
Pass
Pass
Pass
All Pass
North
Pass
1 S
2 NT
East
1 C
Pass
Pass
South
Dbl
2 H!
3 NT
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 7 5 3
H Q 6
D 6 5 2
C Q 7 4 3
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 S
7 S
8 W
Lead
C J
S 3!
H 2
D 2!
H A
H K
H 5
S 9
2nd
5
8
10
3
3
8
9
5
3rd
6
Q
Q
Q
6
C 3
C 4
10
4th
Q
2
4
J
J
C 2
C 9
4
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
6 1
6 2
S 9 6 2
H 10 9 8 3
D J 10 9 7
C 8 6
TableS A J 10 8
H J 4
D K 3
C K J 10 9 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Placing enemy cards
Timing the play
Honor signal
S Q 4
H A K 7 5 2
D A Q 8 4
C A 5
3 NT by North5 top tricksWin 3 more tricksmade 3 +600


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Practice 3H21 by Richard Pavlicek

Takeout Doubles VI


West

3 C
North
1 D
Pass
East
Dbl
3 NT!
South
Pass
All Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S A Q 3
H J 8 6 5
D A Q 10 8 3
C 2
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 E
Lead
D 2
D 8
C 10!
H K
H Q
C 7
H A
C 5
2nd
4
K
3
6
5
S 3
10
6
3rd
A
7
K
2
3
A
S 2
8
4th
9
5
2
4
9
4
8
S Q
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
S 9 6 2
H K Q
D 6 5 4
C K Q 9 8 7
TableS K 8 7 4
H A 7 3 2
D K 9
C A 10 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Finessing technique
Unblocking play
Choose lead at notrump
S J 10 5
H 10 9 4
D J 7 2
C J 6 4 3
3 NT by East6 top tricksCash 2 more winnersmade 3 -400


West

Pass
All Pass
North

1 H!
East
1 C
Pass
South
Dbl
3 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 10 5
H Q 10 8
D 6 3 2
C 9 7 6 5 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 N
4 W
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 S
9 S
Lead
C K
H 2!
S 5!
H 6
S 10
D 2
D K
S A
D 4
2nd
4
9
2
Q!
3
5
9
7
10
3rd
3
3
J
4
9
A
3
D 6
H 8
4th
2
10!
Q
J
4
7
Q
6
C Q
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S Q 8 7 4
H 6 3
D J 10 9 7
C J 10 3
TableS K 6 3 2
H 7 5 4 2
D Q 5
C A K Q
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Rebid by doubler
Finessing technique
Ruff in short hand
Shift to trumps
S A J 9
H A K J 9
D A K 8 4
C 8 4
3 H by North7 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 3 +140


West

Pass
4 S!
North

1 NT
All Pass
East

Dbl
South
1 H
2 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 5 3 2
H J
D J 8 6
C K Q 8 4 3 2
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 W
Lead
H J
H 2!
D K!
D 2
H 3
C A
D 3
H 4
D 7
H 8
2nd
9
D 6
5
9
C 2
J
10
C 8
Q
C K
3rd
7
S 8
4
A
S 9
5
S 6
S K
S 7
S J
4th
A
5
8
J
6
3
C 4
10
C Q
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
S Q 10 7 6
H A 8 4 3 2
D A 4
C 10 5
TableS K J 9 8
H 9
D K 7 3 2
C A 9 7 6
Bidding
 
Play
 
Resp to takeout double
Competitive auction
Crossruff
Cash winners early
S A 4
H K Q 10 7 6 5
D Q 10 9 5
C J
4 S by West7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 5 -650


West
1 D
Pass
Pass
North
Dbl
2 H
4 S
East
Pass
Pass
All Pass
South
2 D!
2 S
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 8 3 2
H A Q 8 3
D 5 3
C K 9 2
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 S
4 S
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 N
11 N
Lead
D K
D J
S K
S Q
C 3!
S A
H 3
D 8
H A
H Q
H 8!
2nd
3
5
6
D 6
10
10
4
Q
6
10
3rd
2
7
2
3
K
4
K
S 8
2
C 4
4th
4!
A
5
9
7
D 9
5
10
7
9
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S 6
H J 9 7 5
D K Q J 9 6
C A Q 10
TableS J 10 9 5
H 10 6 4
D 10 7 2
C J 8 7
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to takeout double
Cue-bid general force
Timing the play
Elopement play
Continue proper card
S K Q 7 4
H K 2
D A 8 4
C 6 5 4 3
4 S by South8 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 +620


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© 1994 Richard Pavlicek