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Suit Slam Bidding V


West

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


Play
Defense
 
Control-showing bid
Bid of 5 in a major 4 C =
max with heart fit
Dummy reversal
Choose lead at suit
Third-hand play
S J 9 3
H 10 9 8 2
D A J 9 5
C 10 5
5 H by West10 top tricksClaim the restmade 5 -450


West

4 H
North

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

Play
 
Combat preempt
Slam decision
Dummy reversal
Avert overruff
S J 5
H K 6 5 4
D A Q 10 6
C K 9 5
6 D by South9 top tricksLose the last trickmade 6 +1370


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
North

2 C
3 H
5 C
East

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

Play
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Slam decision
Set up dummy’s suit
Create extra entry
S A Q 6 5 4 2
H Q J
D A
C J 10 9 3
6 C by North9 top tricksWin the restmade 6 +920


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


Play
Defense 
Response to 1 NT
Control-showing bid 4 H
implies diamond fit
Double squeeze
Choose lead at suit
S Q 2
H 10 9 8
D 9 7 6 3
C K 10 7 4
5 D by East9 top tricksWin the restmade 5 -600


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