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Preemptive Bids


West

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

Play

Defense
 
Response to preempt
Rebid by opener
Set up dummy’s suit
Create extra entry
Shift to trumps
Do not cover honor
S A Q 8 6 5 3
H J
D K 2
C A K 7 4
5 D by North9 top tricksWin the restmade 5 +400


West

Pass!
North

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

Play
Defense 
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Placing enemy cards
Make declarer guess
S K J 6
H A 8 7 2
D J 10 9 8
C J 10
3 C by East6 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 3 -110


West

Pass
North

Pass
East

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

Play 
Choose weak opening
Slam decision
Loser-on-loser play
S K Q J 9 8 7 2
H 7 6 4
D
C 7 4 3
4 S by South9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


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

Play
Defense 
Choose weak opening
Slam decision
Ruff/discard endplay
Choose lead vs slam
S J 10 7 5 4
H Q
D K 10 8
C K 9 7 2
6 H by West11 top tricksSouth is endplayedmade 6 -1430


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