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Suit Slam Bidding VI


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North
1 H
4 C
5 C
5 H
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
South
3 H
4 D
5 D
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 2
H A Q 10 8 7
D 4
C A K 6 5 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 W
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
Lead
S A
S 6
C 7
H A
D 4!
D 3!
H 8
D J
H Q
H J
2nd
3
8
A
S 4
5
9
S 7
Q
S 9
6
3rd
J
K
8
2
A
H 7
9
H 10
K
C 2
4th
2
Q
3
3
2
6
4
7
5
D 8
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S K J 10 5
H 6 5 4 3
D Q 10 9 2
C 7
TableS A 9 7 6 4
H
D 8 7 6 5
C J 10 9 8
Bidding
Play
Defense 
Control-showing bid
Dummy reversal
Choose lead at suit
S 8 3
H K J 9 2
D A K J 3
C Q 4 3
5 H by North10 top tricksClaim the restmade 5 +450


West

2 D
4 NT
5 NT
North

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

Play
 
Cue-bid to show fit
Key-card Blackwood
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
S Q 10 9 8 5
H 8 7 5 3
D 2
C 6 5 4
6 D by West10 top tricksNorth is endplayedmade 6 -920


West

1 D
3 S
5 H
North

Pass
Pass
Pass
East

1 S
4 NT
5 S
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 10 3 2
H J 9 6
D A J 10 7
C 8 2
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 N
4 E
5 N
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
Lead
C Q
D 5
C 8
S Q
D J
S 5
C 7
S 6
S J
2nd
3
4
K
H 4
C 4
2
J
3
D 8
3rd
2
Q
6
4
6
7
S A!
8
D 2
4th
A
A
5
K
K
C 9
H 6
C 10
10
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S A 6 5 4
H A Q
D K Q 9 3 2
C 5 3
TableS Q J 9 8 7
H K 3 2
D 5
C A K 7 4
Bidding
Play 
Key-card Blackwood
Avert overruff
S
H 10 8 7 5 4
D 8 6 4
C Q J 10 9 6
5 S by East9 top tricksClaim the restmade 5 -650


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

Play 
Opener’s third bid
Control-showing bid
Throw-in play
S K J 10 9 8
H A
D K 10 6 5
C J 4 3
6 S by South11 top tricksWest is endplayedmade 6 +1430


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