Main   Practice 3J01 by Richard Pavlicek  

Preemptive Bids


West

Pass
All Pass
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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Practice 3J05 by Richard Pavlicek

Preemptive Bids II


West

Pass
North
3 D
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S 4 3
H 9 6 4
D A Q 10 7 6 5 3
C 4
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 E
4 S
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 S
Lead
H 7
H J
C 10
D K
D 2
D Q
S 3
S K
S Q
H Q!
2nd
4
5!
A
C 3
S 2
9
6
10
H 8
K
3rd
A
2
8
3
A
C 2
A
4
D 5
9
4th
3
6
4
4
8
C 6
7
8
9
C 5
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
S 10 7 2
H K 10 8 7 2
D
C Q 8 7 6 3
TableS J 9 8 6
H A J
D J 9 8 4
C 10 9 5
Bidding
Play
 
Response to preempt
Read enemy lead
Throw-in play
S A K Q 5
H Q 5 3
D K 2
C A K J 2
3 NT by South8 top tricksW endplayed, lose 1made 3 +400


West

Pass!
North

Pass
East
3 S
South
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K 5
H A Q 9 2
D 9 8
C Q J 10 9 6
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 S
7 W
8 E
9 N
10 E
11 E
Lead
H 4
H 2
D 3!
D K
D 2
S 2!
H 8
D 5
H Q
S Q
S J
2nd
6
S 8
7
8
C Q
A!
9
10
S 10
3
4
3rd
A
5
A
4
J
5
S 9
S 7
K
C 2
C 4
4th
3
7
9
6
Q
6
J
S K
10
C 6
C 9
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S A 7
H 10 8 7 6
D A K 2
C K 7 4 2
TableS Q J 10 9 8 6
H 3
D J 5 4 3
C 8 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Shun finesse
Ruff in short hand
Shift to trumps
S 4 3 2
H K J 5 4
D Q 10 7 6
C A 5
3 S by East7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 3 -140


West

3 D
All Pass
North

3 S
East

Pass
South
3 C
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A Q J 7 6 5
H A 10 4 3
D A 10
C J
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 W
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
Lead
D 3
C J!
D K
H Q
H 3
C K
H 4
C 10
H 10
2nd
2
9
10
A
6
A
7
6
K
3rd
Q
2
4
5
S 8
S 5
S 9
S A!
S 10
4th
A
Q
J
2
8
8
J
D 5
D 6
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S 4
H Q J 8
D K Q 9 8 7 6
C A Q 6
TableS K 3 2
H K 9 7 6 5
D 5 4 3
C 9 8
Bidding
 
 
 
Play
 
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Set up suit or
crossruff (dual threat)
Set up dummy’s suit
Crossruff
S 10 9 8
H 2
D J 2
C K 10 7 5 4 3 2
4 S by North7 top tricksConcede high trumpmade 4 +420


West
4 H
5 D
North
Pass
Pass
East
4 NT
6 H
South
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S J 9 4 2
H 7
D 10 8 6 3
C 10 9 8 6
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 E
9 E
10 W
Lead
C 10
S A!
S 5
H 4
S 6
H 5
S K
S 8
D K
H 2
2nd
A!
3
Q
7
10
C 6
C 2
D 2
A?
D 8
3rd
7
7
H 10
9
H J
A
D 4
D 5
H Q
3
4th
4
2
4
6
9
8
J
D 3
6
D 7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
S 7
H K Q J 10 5 4 2
D 5 4
C Q J 4
TableS A K 8 6 5
H A 9 3
D K Q J
C A 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Choose weak opening
Key-card Blackwood
Shun finesse
Set up dummy’s suit
S Q 10 3
H 8 6
D A 9 7 2
C K 7 3 2
6 H by West10 top tricksWin the restmade 7 -1460


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Practice 3J09 by Richard Pavlicek

Preemptive Bids III


West

Pass
North
3 H!
East
Pass
South
Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S 2
H K J 8 6 5 4 3
D K 10 4
C 9 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 E
7 N
8 W
9 N
10 N
Lead
S K
C J!
C 4
H 2
H 3
C 7
H 5
S 8
H J
H 8!
2nd
4
Q
9
7
Q
3
S 3
H 6
D 2
3rd
7
K
10
K!
D 3
8
S 5
6
D 7
4th
2
2
A
9
10
H 4
A
10
S 9
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
2 3
3 3
3 4
4 4
5 4
S J 9 8 7
H A 10 7
D J 5
C K 8 6 4
TableS A K 6 3
H Q 9
D Q 8 6 2
C J 10 7
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Placing enemy cards
Read partner’s signal
Shift to another suit
S Q 10 5 4
H 2
D A 9 7 3
C A Q 5 3
3 H by North7 top tricksEast is squeezedmade 3 +140


West

3 NT!
North

Pass
East
3 D
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 9 7 6
H A 10 8 7 5
D A 7
C Q J 2
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 N
Lead
H 7
D J
D 3
S 9!
2nd
2
7
C 3
2
3rd
Q
K!
10
Q
4th
K
Q
A
A
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
S A J 10 8
H K J 4
D J 10 2
C A K 10
TableS 3 2
H 2
D K 9 8 6 5 4 3
C 9 8 6
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Play for only chance
Discard signal
S K Q 5 4
H Q 9 6 3
D Q
C 7 5 4 3
3 NT by West3 top tricksCash 7 more winnersmade 4 -430


West

Pass
North

Pass!
East

Pass
South
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 3
H A 6 4
D K 7 6 4
C A J 10 3
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 S
5 E
6 S
7 S
8 S
9 S
10 S
11 S
Lead
H 5
H 8
S 3!
C 2!
H 7
S A!
S Q
S 8
S 7
S 6
C 7
2nd
4!
10
10
4
S 5
H 9
H K
D 3
D 10
D Q
8
3rd
Q
J
J
10
3
K
D 4
D 6
D 7
D K
J
4th
2
A
2
Q
6
4
9
D 5
D 9
C 5
6
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
9 2
S 2
H K J 9 5 3
D Q 10 3
C K 9 8 4
TableS 10 9 4
H Q 8 7
D A J 9 5
C Q 6 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
 
Choose weak opening
Slam decision
Holdup play
Play for best chance
Choose lead at suit
Protect dummy’s suit
S A Q J 8 7 6 5
H 10 2
D 8 2
C 7 2
4 S by South9 top tricksLose the last trickmade 4 +420


West
3 C
4 H
North
Pass
Pass
East
3 H!
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 10 8 7 6
H J 8 2
D A J 9 2
C 8
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 S
4 N
5 E
Lead
S Q
H 4!
D 6
H J?
H K
2nd
2
Q?
4
A
D 3
3rd
8
9
A
6
D 5
4th
A
2
Q
10
8
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
S 2
H 10 9
D 7 5 4
C A Q 10 9 7 5 3
TableS A 5 4 3
H A K 7 5 4 3
D Q
C K 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Response to preempt
Rebid by opener
Trump management
Ducking play
S Q J 9
H Q 6
D K 10 8 6 3
C J 6 4
4 H by East9 top tricksWin the restmade 5 -650


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Practice 3J13 by Richard Pavlicek

Preemptive Bids IV


West

Pass
North
3 H
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
4 H!
Board 1
None Vul
S 6 5
H A Q 9 8 7 6 5
D 2
C 8 5 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 W
11 W
Lead
D K
D 4
S 5
D 6
S 6
S 2
C 2
D 8
C 5!
C J
H 3
2nd
A
7
7
J
10
Q
6
H J!
Q
8
8!
3rd
3
H 5
A
H 6
K
H 7
A
H Q
3
D Q
10
4th
2
5
3
9
8
J
10
10
K
4
C 7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
8 1
8 2
8 3
S Q 9 8 3
H J 4 3
D J 7 3
C K J 10
TableS J 10 7
H K 10 2
D K Q 10 9 5
C Q 6
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Response to preempt
Choose best game
Play for best chance
Trump endplay
Uppercut
S A K 4 2
H
D A 8 6 4
C A 9 7 4 3
4 H by North8 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 4 +420


West

3 NT
North

Pass
East
3 C!
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S J 10 9 7 4
H A 8 7 6
D K 10 9
C 7
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 E
6 E
7 E
8 E
Lead
S J
C 3
C K
C 2
C 10
C 8
C 6
D 2
2nd
Q
5
H 6
H 7
H Q!
S 8
H 4
Q!
3rd
2
J!
4
A
D 4
H 2
D 6
A
4th
5
7
9
Q
S 4
D 9
S 7
K!
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
S A K 5
H K 3 2
D A 7 6 4
C K J 2
TableS Q 3
H 5
D 8 5 3 2
C A 10 8 6 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
 
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Avoidance finesse
Honor signal
Unblocking play
S 8 6 2
H Q J 10 9 4
D Q J
C Q 9 5
3 NT by West6 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 4 -430


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

3 S
4 NT!
6 D
East

Pass
Pass
All Pass
South
3 D
4 D
5 D
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 9 6 5 4 3
H A 5 4
D K Q
C A 2
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 S
Lead
H K
S A!
S 3
D 4
S 4
D 5
S 5
D A
D 7
2nd
A
2
Q
8
D 10
9
C 6
H 3
H 10
3rd
6
8
D 3
K
D J
Q
D 6
H 4
H 5
4th
2
7
10
2
J
C 4
K
H 7
C 9
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S K J 10 7
H K Q 10 3
D 9 8
C Q 10 8
TableS Q 2
H J 9 7 6
D 10 2
C K J 9 6 4
Bidding
 
 
Play
 
Defense
Response to preempt
Slam decision
Picture the stiff spade
Set up dummy’s suit
Use trumps as entries
Uppercut
S 8
H 8 2
D A J 7 6 5 4 3
C 7 5 3
6 D by South10 top tricksLose the last trickmade 6 +920


West
Pass
Pass
North
Pass
Pass
East
4 S!
South
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 10 4
H 10 9 7 5
D 8 5 4
C K Q 9
Trick
1 S
2 W
3 W
4 W
5 W
6 E
Lead
D J
D Q
H K
H Q
S 2
S Q
2nd
A!
5
5
7
4
D 7
3rd
4
H A!
C 5
C 6
K
3
4th
K
6
4
6
7
A
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
5 1
S 3 2
H K Q 3 2
D A Q 3 2
C 8 3 2
TableS K Q J 9 8 6 5
H A
D K
C J 7 6 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Choose weak opening
Tactical third-seat bid
Play to trick one
Jettison play
S 7
H J 8 6 4
D J 10 9 7 6
C A 10 4
4 S by East12 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -620


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Practice 3J17 by Richard Pavlicek

Preemptive Bids V


West

Pass
North
3 D
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT!
Board 1
None Vul
S 9 2
H 2
D A Q 8 7 6 5 2
C J 5 4
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 W
4 S
Lead
H 10
D J
H 7?
D 3
2nd
2
K
S 2
C 3
3rd
J!
2!
Q
A
4th
A
4
K
9
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
S A 6 5 3
H 10 9 8 7 5 4
D K
C 6 3
TableS J 10 8 4
H Q J 3
D 10 9 4
C Q 10 9
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Duck to retain entry
Unblocking play
S K Q 7
H A K 6
D J 3
C A K 8 7 2
3 NT by South5 top tricksCash 7 more winnersmade 4 +430


West

4 S!
North

Pass
East
1 S
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A
H J 10 7 3 2
D Q 10 7 5
C K 6 5
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 N
4 E
5 S
6 E
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 W
Lead
C J
S 2
D 5
C 2
D J
H A
H 8
C 7
H Q
C Q
2nd
3
3!
A
8
4
5
6
K
K
H 10
3rd
6
9
2
4!
7
4
S 4
S 5
S 6
D 8
4th
A
A
3
5
K
2
3
9
7
10
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S Q 9 8 6 4
H 4
D 6 4 3
C Q 7 4 3
TableS J 10 7 5 2
H A Q 8
D A K 8
C A 2
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to 1 of a suit
Weak jump raise
Placing enemy cards
Ruff out enemy honor
Read suit layout
S K 3
H K 9 6 5
D J 9 2
C J 10 9 8
4 S by East7 top tricksConcede high trumpmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

3 D!
5 C
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 C
4 NT
6 D
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 2
H 7 6 3
D K J 9 8 6 5 2
C J 7
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 S
4 S
5 W
Lead
C 2
S A!
S K
D 4
C 5!
2nd
K
3
4
A
D J
3rd
4
2
C J!
2
H 2
4th
7
5
6
3
3
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
S J 4 3
H K J 9 5
D A
C Q 10 6 5 4
TableS Q 10 8 6 5
H Q 10 8 4 2
D 10 3
C 2
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Weak jump response
Blackwood convention
Avoid enemy ruff
Try for a ruff
S A K 9 7
H A
D Q 7 4
C A K 9 8 3
6 D by North11 top tricksDraw trump, claimmade 6 +920


West
3 H
Pass
North
Pass
Pass
East
4 H!
South
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S Q 10 2
H K 10
D K 8 5 4
C J 10 9 2
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 E
4 E
5 W
6 S
7 N
8 W
9 S
10 E
Lead
C J
S A
S K
S 4!
D 2!
H 2
C 10?
D 3
H 3?
S 8
2nd
A!
5
9
J
5
6
5
4
8
D 6
3rd
8
3
C 4
H 5
9
K
6
J
10
D Q
4th
3
2
10
Q
10
4
H 7
A
J
D 8
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
6 3
7 3
S 3
H A Q 9 8 7 6 5
D Q 3 2
C 4 3
TableS A K 8 7 6 4
H J 4
D J 9
C A Q 5
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Shun finesse
Combine chances
Second-hand play
S J 9 5
H 3 2
D A 10 7 6
C K 8 7 6
4 H by West9 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -620


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Practice 3J21 by Richard Pavlicek

Weak Twos & Threes


West

3 S
North
Pass
Pass
East
3 C
4 S
South
3 H
All Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S J 4
H 9 7 5
D K J 10 6 5
C J 8 6
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 N
4 S
5 N
6 W
7 W
Lead
H 5
S 5!
D 6
D Q
D J
S A
S K
2nd
2
J
3
9
8
4
H 7
3rd
10
3
A
K
7
10
C 2
4th
A
2
2
4
S 6
9
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
1 3
2 3
3 3
4 3
S A K 8 7 6 5
H A 8 6
D 9 2
C K 4
TableS 10 3
H 2
D 8 4 3
C A Q 10 7 5 3 2
Bidding
 
Play
Defense
Response to preempt
Rebid by opener
Ducking play
Cash out play
S Q 9 2
H K Q J 10 4 3
D A Q 7
C 9
4 S by West9 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
All Pass
North

2 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
2 H
3 NT!
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q J 4
H 4 3
D A Q 8 7
C A K 9 4
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 E
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 S
9 S
10 N
Lead
D 6
H 3
S 2!
D K
C A
H 4
H K
H Q
S 3
C K
2nd
3
S 5
10
4
6
S 6
7
8
8
10
3rd
10
9!
Q
C 5
2
A
D 7
D 8
J
3
4th
Q
2!
K
A
7
6
C 8
D 2
7
J
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S A 10 9 8
H J 8 7 6 2
D 10
C J 7 5
TableS K 7 6 5
H
D K J 9 6 2
C Q 10 8 6
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by weak bidder
Duck to retain entry
Pursue extra chance
Duck to deny entry
S 3 2
H A K Q 10 9 5
D 5 4 3
C 3 2
3 NT by North7 top tricksLose the restmade 3 +600


West

Pass
Pass
North

3 S
5 D
East

Pass
All Pass
South
3 D
4 D
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A Q J 5 4 3
H 5 2
D A K
C A K 2
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 E
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
11 S
Lead
H K
H 4
C 7
S A
S 3
D 6
S 4
D 9
S 5
D Q
D J!
2nd
2
5
9
7
H 3
5
C 4
H 10
H 8
H Q
3rd
9
A
10
2
D 2
K
D 7
A
D 10
S J
4th
6
7
A
6
8
3
9
4
10
8
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S K 10 9 8 6
H K Q 10 4
D 5
C Q 10 8
TableS 7
H A J 9 8 3
D 8 4 3
C 7 6 5 4
Bidding
Play
Response to preempt
Positional squeeze
S 2
H 7 6
D Q J 10 9 7 6 2
C J 9 3
5 D by South10 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 5 +400


West
2 H
3 S!
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 S
Pass
South
Pass
Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 5 3
H Q 10 6 2
D K J 6
C A 10 9 5
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 E
5 E
6 W
7 W
Lead
D 7
S 3!
D A
H K
D 9
H A
H 5
2nd
3
A!
2
3
10
6
10
3rd
K
2
4
4
S Q
C 3
S 6
4th
5!
10
6
2
J
7
S K
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
S Q 10
H A J 9 8 5 4
D 4 3
C K 8 6
TableS A J 9 8 7 6
H K
D A 9 5
C 7 4 3
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by weak bidder
Holdup play
Shun finesse
Shift to trumps
S K 4 2
H 7 3
D Q 10 8 7 2
C Q J 2
3 S by East8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 3 -140


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