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Weak Two-Bids IV


West

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

Play
 
Resp to weak two-bid
Choose best game
Ruff in short hand
Transfer ruff
S Q 10 8 5
H 9 8 2
D K 10 2
C 9 6 5
4 H by West8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
North

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

Defense 
Resp to weak two-bid
Play for best chance
Trump endplay
Attitude signal
S 2
H A J 10 8 7 4
D K 5 2
C 4 3 2
2 S by North7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 2 +110


West

Pass
Pass
North

2 NT
4 S!
East

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

Play

Defense 
Resp to weak two-bid
Showing a feature
Play for best chance
Avoid tap; shed loser
Honor signal
S K Q J 9 7
H 4
D K 8 6 4
C 8 5 4
4 S by South8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 4 +420


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

Play
 
Showing a feature
Choose best game
Communication/entries
Overtaking play
S K 8 6 3
H J 6 5
D J 10
C J 10 9 7
3 NT by East6 top tricksLose the last trickmade 4 -630


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