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Takeout Doubles II


West

2 D!
2 S
North
1 D
Pass
Pass
East
Dbl
2 H
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
AP
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
AP
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
AP
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
AP
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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