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Pavlicek Weak-Two Rebids


West

Pass
North
2 H
3 H1
East
Pass
All Pass
South
2 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S 7 6 3
H A J 9 6 5 4
D 10 6 4
C 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 S
7 S
8 N
9 N
10 N
11 N
Lead
S K
S A
S 5
D K
D Q
H K
H 2
H J
H 9
H 6
H 5
2nd
2
J
Q
4
6
10
Q
S 10
C 4
C 5
C 8
3rd
8
4
H 7
5
8
4
A
3
D 3
C 6
C 7
4th
3
6
7
2!
A
8
S 9
C 3
C 9
D 7
?
W L
0 1
0 2
0 3
0 4
1 4
2 4
3 4
4 4
5 4
6 4
0 0
S 8 4
H Q 10 7
D K Q J 7
C K J 9 3
TableS A K 10 9 5
H 8
D 9 8 5
C 10 8 5 4
Note 1
Bidding
 
Play
 
worst hand (6 hearts)
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by weak bidder
Correct loser count
Automatic squeeze
S Q J 2
H K 3 2
D A 3 2
C A Q 7 6
3 H by North7 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 3 +140


West

2 NT
3 H
North

Pass
Pass
East
2 S
3 C1
4 H
South
Pass
Dbl
All Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 4 3
H Q J 4
D J 10 8 5
C K 10 9 5
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 W
4 W
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 E
Lead
C 10
D 9
H A
H K
S A!
S 2
S 8
D K
C J
S 9
2nd
3
A
4
J
3
4
10
8
K
Q
3rd
A
5
2
3
7
K
H 5
4
H 9
H 7
4th
4
2
6
10
5
6
C 5
C 2
6
H Q
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
8 2
S A 2
H A K 8 7 5
D A K 6 3
C J 4
TableS K J 9 8 7
H 9 3 2
D Q 7 4 2
C 3
Note 1
Bidding
 
Play
 
Defense
5-card spade suit
Choose weak opening
Rebid by weak bidder
Set up dummy’s suit
Ruff in short hand
Lead based on double
S Q 10 6 5
H 10 6
D 9
C A Q 8 7 6 2
4 H by West9 top tricksWin the restmade 5 -450


West

Pass
Pass
All Pass
North

2 NT
3 S
East

Pass
Pass
South
2 S
3 D1
4 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K J 7
H A K Q 8 6 2
D 6 2
C 4 3
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 S
5 N
6 S
Lead
H 4
H 2!
S 10
S 2
H 6!
S 6
2nd
A
7
4
5
9
9
3rd
5
S Q
7
K
S A!
J
4th
3
D 4
3
D 5
D 9
C 7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
S 9 5 4
H 4
D K J 10 9 4
C A Q J 5
TableS 3
H J 10 9 7 5
D A Q 7 5
C 10 9 7
Note 1
Bidding
 
Play
 
average or better
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by weak bidder
Read enemy lead
Set up dummy’s suit
S A Q 10 8 6 2
H 3
D 8 3
C K 8 6 2
4 S by South9 top tricksWin 4 more tricksmade 4 +420


West
2 D
3 H1
North
Pass
Pass
East
2 NT
3 NT
South
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 9 3
H A 8 7 5
D Q 5
C J 9 7 3
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 E
4 E
5 N
6 S
7 W
8 E
9 E
10 E
Lead
S 6
C A
C K
H 3!
S 9
D 7
C 8
C Q
C 2
H J!
2nd
4
4
H 4
6
J!
K!
9
S 7
H 9
K
3rd
K
5
6
10
Q
5
10
D 4
D 6
2
4th
A
3
7
A
D 2
3
S 2
J
H 5
7
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
S 4
H Q 10 2
D A K 8 6 4 2
C 8 6 5
TableS A J 8 5
H J 3
D J 3
C A K Q 10 2
Note 1
Bidding
 
Play
 
heart stopper
Resp to weak two-bid
Rebid by weak bidder
Timing the play
Go after sure trick
S Q 10 7 6 2
H K 9 6 4
D 10 9 7
C 4
3 NT by East6 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 3 -600


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