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Preempted by Partner!


How many playing tricks does North show, and what is your response as South?

1. None Vul

Table
S 4
H A K 7 4
D Q 10 8 7
C K Q 7 4

West

North

3 S
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

2. Both Vul

Table
S A 9 7
H A K 10 9 8 4
D K 5
C 4 3

West

North

3 D
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

3. N-S Vul

Table
S Q J 2
H K 10 7 5
D A 10 9 3
C Q 2

West

North

3 C
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

4. E-W Vul

Table
S A Q 9 8 5 3
H Q 7 5
D 8
C A K 8

West

North

3 D
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

5. E-W Vul

Table
S Q J 10 9
H A 8 7
D 9 8 6
C 8 6 5

West

North

4 C
East

4 S
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

6. N-S Vul

Table
S 9 5
H A 10 5
D A 9 8 3
C K J 10 3

West

North

3 S
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

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Table
S A K Q 8 5 4
H
D J 10 5 3
C Q 5 3

West

North

4 H
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

8. E-W Vul

Table
S A K 8 6 4
H 4 2
D A K 4 3
C 7 6

West

North

3 H
East

4 C
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

9. None Vul

Table
S K
H A K Q 4 2
D K Q 8 4 2
C J 6

West

North

5 C
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

10. Both Vul

Table
S A K 7
H 9
D 8 4 3
C A K 9 7 4 2

West

North

3 H
East

Pass
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

11. E-W Vul

Table
S K 8
H A K 4 2
D A Q 4
C 9 6 5 4

West

North

3 D
East

3 S
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

12. Both Vul

Table
S 9 4
H J 2
D 9 7 3
C A K Q J 9 7

West

North

3 S
East

3 NT
South

_____

North’s playing tricks? _____

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Answers

1.Pass
6

2.3 H
6

3.3 NT
7

4.Pass
5

5.Pass
6

6.4 S
7

7.Pass
7

8.Dbl
5

9.Pass
8

10.4 H
6

11.3 NT
5

12.Pass
6

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