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Takeout Doubles V


West

Pass
2 H
3 H
North
Pass
Pass
3 D
AP
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
AP
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
AP
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
AP
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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