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Two-over-One Auctions IV


West

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

Play
Defense 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Rebid by responder
Keep trump control
Make declarer ruff
S K J 8 3
H Q 8 4 3
D 3
C J 10 9 2
4 H by East10 top tricksLose 1 trump trickmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

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

Play
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Choose best game
Shun finesse
Unblocking play
S A J 10 3 2
H 4 3
D A 10 2
C K 7 2
3 NT by South9 top tricksCash 2 more winnersmade 3 +600


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

2 C
3 NT!
6 C
East

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

Play

Defense
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Quantitative 4 NT
Combine chances
Read enemy tactics
Uppercut
Try to fool declarer
S A K Q 9 8
H J 9 3
D K 10 3 2
C A
6 C by North11 top tricksLose 1 trickmade 6 +920


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

Play
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Slam decision
Crossruff
Avert overruff
S J 5 4 3
H Q 5
D J 6 5 2
C K 9 8
6 S by West11 top tricksClaim the restmade 6 -1430


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