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Defensive Bidding Judgment II


West

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


Play
 
Choose defensive action
Rebid by overcaller
Describing a two-suiter
Placing enemy cards
Timing the play
S Q 8 7
H 9 7 5 4 3
D 6 2
C 6 5 3
3 NT by West7 top tricksCash 2 more winnersmade 3 -400


West

Pass
AP
North

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


Play
 
Choose defensive action
Resp to suit overcall
Four-card suit overcall
Lead toward honor
Trump endplay
S 4 3
H A Q 10 8
D J 8 3
C A Q 5 4
4 H by South8 top tricksWin last 2 tricksmade 4 +620


West

Dbl!
North

3 C
East

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


Play
Defense 
Choose defensive action
Resp to takeout double
Shape double
Crossruff
Uppercut
S Q J 5 3
H A 6 2
D Q 9 7
C K Q 10
4 H by East6 top tricksWin 1 trump trickmade 4 -620


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


Play
 
Choose defensive action
Competitive auction
Preempt the maximum
Set up dummy’s suit
Timing the play
S A 9 7
H 8 6 5 2
D A 9 8 6 2
C Q
4 S by North7 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


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