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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
AP
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
AP
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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