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Weak Two-Bids V


West

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

Play
Defense 
Resp to weak two-bid
Showing a feature
Loser-on-loser play
Choose lead at suit
S K 3 2
H A K 8 7
D 10 7 4
C K J 3
4 S by North9 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 +420


West

2 NT
3 NT!
North

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

Play
Defense 
Resp to weak two-bid
Showing a feature
Duck to retain entry
Choose discard
S 8
H Q 9 7 5 4
D 9 6
C A 10 7 6 5
3 NT by West5 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 3 -400


West

Pass
North

4 H!
East

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

Play
 
Choose weak opening
Resp to weak two-bid
Holdup play
Ruff/discard endplay
S 2
H Q J 9 6 4 3
D A 6 2
C 6 4 2
4 H by South8 top tricksE endplayed, lose 1made 4 +420


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

Play

Defense 
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by responder
Combine chances
Lead toward honor
Choose lead at suit
S Q 10 6 4 2
H Q J 6
D 4
C A 10 7 6
4 H by East8 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -620


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