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Suit Slam Bidding II


West

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

Play

Defense 
Cue-bid to show fit
Key-card Blackwood
Unblocking play
Set up dummy’s suit
Force dummy to ruff
S K
H A J 10 9 8 3
D J 8 5 3
C Q 2
6 H by South10 top tricksWin the restmade 6 +980


West

4 H
5 H
North

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

Play

Defense 
Cope with overcall
Key-card Blackwood
Read enemy lead
Shun finesse
Try for a ruff
S A Q J 10 9 5
H 5 2
D 10 7 6 2
C 2
5 H by East11 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 5 -450


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 S
3 D
4 C
4 NT
6 S
East

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

Play 
Control-showing bid
Key-card Blackwood
Throw-in play
S A K 4
H A 7 5
D A 6 4 3
C K 10 3
6 S by North11 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 6 +980


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

Play 
Control-showing bid
Key-card Blackwood
Automatic squeeze
S 8 7
H J 9 8 7 6
D 7 4
C A 7 6 4
6 S by West10 top tricksSouth is squeezedmade 7 -1460


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