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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
AP
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
AP
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
AP
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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