Main   Practice 3V01 by Richard Pavlicek  

Practice with Richard



West

Pass
Pass
Richard
North
1 H
2 D
4 S

East
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Rich
South
1 S
2 S
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 8
H A K 7 5 3
D A J 9
C A 4 2
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 N
4 N
5 E
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 S
11 S
Lead
D 6
H A
H K
C 2
D K
C 10
S 10
S Q
S J
S 4
C 3
2nd
A
4
2
K
S 2
6
K
6
9
H 9
Q
3rd
3
10
D 10
5
2
A
A
8
H 3
H 5
4
4th
8
J
Q
8
9
7
3
5
H 6
H 8
J
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
9 2
S 9 6 3
H Q J 9
D 6 5 4 2
C Q 8 6
TableS K 5
H 8 6 4 2
D K Q 7 3
C K J 7
NoteAwkward North hand S A Q J 7 4 2
H 10
D 10 8
C 10 9 5 3
4 S by South9 top tricksClaimedmade 5 +450



West

3 NT
Rich
North

Pass

East
2 NT
Pass
Richard
South
Pass
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 5 3 2
H Q 9 5
D Q J 10 8 5 4
C 9
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 E
5 E
6 E
Lead
S K
H J!
C K
C J
C A
C 10
2nd
6
6
3
4
6
S 7
3rd
2
9
7
8
Q
D 2
4th
4
K
9
S 3
D 5
D 4
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
S 10 9 6
H A 7 6
D K 9 6 2
C Q 8 7
TableS A 4
H K 4 3
D A 3
C A K J 10 5 2
Note
 
Heart shift prevented 12
tricks (double squeeze)
S K Q J 8 7
H J 10 8 2
D 7
C 6 4 3
3 NT by East11 top tricksLose 1 more trickmade 5 -460


Richard
West

1 NT
2 H
Pass

North

Pass
Dbl
3 D
Rich
East

2 D1
Pass
All Pass

South
Pass
Pass
3 C
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K Q 7 3
H A 8
D K J 7 6 2
C J 8
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 N
5 S
6 W
7 E
8 W
Lead
S 10
D 2
D 5
S 3
S 6
C 7!
S 9
C K
2nd
2
3
J
5
D 9!
J
D 8
8
3rd
4
Q
H 2
A
7
Q
D 10
4
4th
K
A
4
J
8
2
Q
3
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 4
3 5
S J 4
H Q J 4
D A 10 9 5
C A K 7 5
TableS 10 9 8 5
H 10 9 7 3 2
D 3
C Q 10 4
Note 1
Note
 
Jacoby transfer bid
N-S smart to compete
(2 H would make)
S A 6 2
H K 6 5
D Q 8 4
C 9 6 3 2
3 D by North9 top tricksClaim the restdown 1 -50


Richard
West
1 D
2 D
4 S

North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Rich
East
1 H
4 C1
5 D

South
Dbl
Dbl
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 9 3
H K 10 7 6 4
D 9 7
C Q J 10
Trick
1 N
2 S
3 W
4 E
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 W
11 E
12 E
Lead
C Q
S 5
H 3
H 2
S K
C 5
H 8
C 6
S 7
C 9
D K
H Q
2nd
3
A
4
5
9
10
J
J
J
H 10
Q
S Q
3rd
K
3
A
D 2
6
D 3
D 4
D 10
D 5
D J
6
D 8
4th
2
2
9
6
4
4
7
7
10
8
7
K
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
11 1
S A K
H 3
D A 8 6 5 4 2
C 9 6 5 2
TableS 8 7 6 2
H A Q 8 2
D K J 10 3
C 3
Note 1
Note
splinter bid
6 D cold on friendly lie
S Q J 5 4
H J 9 5
D Q
C A K 8 7 4
5 D by West9 top tricksWin the last trickmade 6 -620


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Practice 3V05 by Richard Pavlicek

Practice with Richard II



West

2 H
Richard
North
1 C
2 NT

East
Pass
All Pass
Rich
South
2 C1
Board 1
None Vul
S A 10 3 2
H K J 6
D K 7
C Q 6 3 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 W
6 N
7 N
8 N
9 S
10 N
11 N
12 E
Lead
H 3
S Q
S J
D 5
D 4
S A
S 10
C 2
H 10
H K
C 3
D J
2nd
A
5
6
2
K
7
8
8
5
C 9
K
10
3rd
9
2
3
A
8
9
H 7
A
J
C 4
5
Q
4th
6
4
K
7
3
H 2
H 4
J
C 7
8
D 9
C 6
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
8 3
8 4
S 6 5
H Q 9 8 5 4 2
D A Q 9 4
C J
TableS K 8 7 4
H 3
D J 8 6 5
C K 9 8 7
Note 1
Note
 
inverted minor raise
3 NT makable (lead C Q)
but a poor contract
S Q J 9
H A 10 7
D 10 3 2
C A 10 5 4
2 NT by North5 top tricksLose the last trickmade 2 +120



West

3 C
Rich
North

3 H

East
Pass
All Pass
Richard
South
1 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 10 9 8 6 5
H A 10 9
D A 5
C J 6 5
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 N
4 S
5 S
6 N
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
11 E
Lead
D 3
D 2
S 5
S K
H 2
S 10
S 8
D 10
S 9
D 9
H K
2nd
5
6
3
J
7
7
Q
Q
H 4
8
3rd
K
4
A
6
A
C 3
H 5
H 9
H 6
H 10
4th
7
A
2
4
3
C 7
C 8
J
C 9
H J
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
8 2
S J 2
H 7
D Q 8 4 3
C A 10 9 8 7 2
TableS Q 7 4 3
H K J 4 3
D K J 2
C Q 4
Note
 
3 C bidder with diamonds
suggested major layout
S A K
H Q 8 6 5 2
D 10 9 7 6
C K 3
3 H by South6 top tricksClaimedmade 3 +140


Richard
West

1 C
5 NT

North

2 C
Pass
Rich
East

2 NT
6 NT

South
Pass
4 S
All Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S Q J 7 6 5
H K 10 8 7 6 5
D
C 7 6
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 W
6 W
7 W
8 W
9 W
Lead
H 3
C 2
C K
C Q
D A
C J
C 10
C 9
C 8
2nd
4
4
7
H 5
S 5
H 6
S 6
H 7
S 7
3rd
K
A
3
D 5
6
D 7
H 2
S 2
H J
4th
A
6
5
S 8
2
S 9
H 9
S 10
H Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S 4 3
H 4
D A Q 10
C A K Q J 10 9 8
TableS K 2
H A J 2
D K 9 8 7 6 5
C 3 2
Bidding
 
Note
 
Michaels cue-bid
Slam decision
Great spot but killed by
heart lead and 4-0 break
S A 10 9 8
H Q 9 3
D J 4 3 2
C 5 4
6 NT by East14 top tricksLose 2 tricksdown 1 +100


Rich
West
1 H
1 NT
3 S

North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Richard
East
1 S
2 C1
4 H

South
Pass
Pass
All Pass
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 5 2
H 8
D K J 10 5 4
C A K 9 4
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 N
4 E
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 S
11 W
12 W
Lead
C K
C A
C 4
H 10
H 6
S 3
H Q
H K
S 6
D 6
H 9
S 7
2nd
7
8
J
2
3
2
4
C 9
10
A
D J
5
3rd
6
3
10
5
J
A
A
D 2
J
10
D 7
K
4th
2
Q
5
8
D 4
4
D 5
7
Q
3
D 9
9
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
6 3
7 3
8 3
9 3
S 7 6 3
H A K J 9 5
D A 8
C Q 5 2
TableS A K J 8
H Q 10 6
D 7 3 2
C J 8 7
Note 1
Note
new minor forcing
Diamond shift defeats
S Q 9 4
H 7 4 3 2
D Q 9 6
C 10 6 3
4 H by West8 top tricksWin the last trickmade 4 -620


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Practice 3V09 by Richard Pavlicek

Practice with Richard III



West

1 D
All Pass
Rich
North
Pass
Dbl

East
1 C
2 C
Richard
South
Pass
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S Q 9 6 5 2
H A 7 4 3
D Q 8 4
C 10
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 W
Lead
S 7
C 3
S 3
C 4
H 3
H 8
H 4
C 5
H 7
D K
2nd
2
6
A
8
6
2
J
S J
C Q
3rd
4
10
8
S 6
K
A
S K
S Q
D 3
4th
10
J
5
2
5
10
9
7
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
7 2
S J 8 7
H Q 9 5 2
D K 10 7 2
C 8 6
TableS 4 3
H J 10 6
D J 6
C A K Q J 7 2
Note
 
Double by passed hand
shows at least 4-4
S A K 10
H K 8
D A 9 5 3
C 9 5 4 3
4 S by South8 top tricksClaimedmade 4 +420



West

3 S
5 D
Richard
North

4 H
Dbl

East
3 D
4 S
All Pass
Rich
South
3 H
Pass
Board 2
N-S Vul
S K Q 10 3
H 8 5 4 3
D A 5 4
C Q 10
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 W
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 W
10 S
11 E
12 N
Lead
H K
D Q
C 3
S A
C 4
S 5
C 5
S 6
C 6
H A
D J
S K
2nd
7
8
2
3
Q
7
H 3
8
H 4
9
H 2
J
3rd
5
4
A
4
D 2
D 9
D 3
D 10
S 9
8
C 7
H 6
4th
Q
K
10
2
J
10
K
Q
9
D 6
A
C 8
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
7 2
8 2
8 3
8 4
S A
H J 9 7
D 10 9 8
C A 8 7 6 5 4
TableS J 9 6 5 4
H Q
D K J 7 6 3 2
C 3
Note
 
Strange 3 S bid led to
phantom sacrifice
S 8 7 2
H A K 10 6 2
D Q
C K J 9 2
5 D× by East6 top tricksWin the last trickdown 2 +300


Richard
West

2 NT
3 H

North

Pass
Pass
Rich
East

3 D1
3 NT

South
2 S
Pass
All Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 9 5
H J 10 9 8 5 4
D K Q 10 6
C K
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
Lead
H J
S 3
C 4
D K
D 6
D 9
D Q
2nd
2
5
3
3
H 3
7
H 6
3rd
7
K
Q
2
A
10
8
4th
A
2
K
4
5
S 4
J
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 4
2 5
S A 10 3
H A
D J 7 5 4
C A Q 9 8 2
TableS K 7 4
H K Q 6 3 2
D 3
C J 7 5 4
Note 1
Note
Jacoby transfer bid
Rabbi’s rule would work
S Q J 8 6 2
H 7
D A 9 8 2
C 10 6 3
3 NT by West6 top tricksClaimeddown 1 +100



West
Pass
3 C
3 S
All Pass
Rich
North
1 H
Dbl
Pass

East
1 S
Pass
Pass
Richard
South
2 S
3 H
4 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 9
H K Q 10 3 2
D K 4
C K J 4 2
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 W
4 E
Lead
H 6
C 6
D 3
S A
2nd
J
A
4
3rd
9
2
A
4th
10
8
7
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
S Q 4 2
H 9
D 10 8 5 3
C A Q 10 9 5
TableS A 8 7 6 5
H 6
D A J 9 6 2
C 8 3
Note
 
Fortunate to buy in 4 H
Good save E-W in 4 S
S K J 3
H A J 8 7 5 4
D Q 7
C 7 6
4 H by North6 top tricksClaimedmade 4 +620


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Practice 3V13 by Richard Pavlicek

Practice with Richard IV


Rich
West

Dbl

North
Pass
3 C
Richard
East
1 H
3 H

South
2 C
All Pass
Board 1
None Vul
S K J 9 3
H 8 4
D Q 10 7
C Q 10 7 5
Trick
1 S
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 E
6 E
7 E
8 E
9 E
Lead
C A
C K
D 3
C Q
H Q
H A
H J
D A
D 9
2nd
2
3
2
H 7
5
3
9
8
K
3rd
5
7
4
4
2
K
S 2
5
6
4th
8
H 6
7
6
4
8
S 3
10
Q
W L
0 1
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
6 3
S A 8 7 2
H K 2
D J 6 5 4
C 6 3 2
TableS 10 6 4
H A Q J 10 7 6
D A 9 3
C 8
NoteSpade shift defeats S Q 5
H 9 5 3
D K 8 2
C A K J 9 4
3 H by East8 top tricksClaimedmade 3 -140


Richard
West

Pass
Pass

North

2 S
3 NT
Rich
East
2 D
Pass
All Pass

South
Dbl
2 NT
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 9 8 5 4
H 8 7
D J 9 4
C A 10 9 6
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 W
5 W
6 E
7 E
8 E
9 E
10 S
11 S
Lead
D 6
S A
S J
S K
D 2
D A
D Q
D 3
H 3
S 6
C K
2nd
9
7
Q
8
4
7
H 5
H 6
A
C 8
Q
3rd
10
4
5
H 2
8
H J
C 4
C 3
4
H 8
4th
K
3
2
10
5
J
S 9
C 6
7
C 2
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
2 3
2 4
2 5
2 6
3 6
4 6
S K Q 7
H K J 10 4
D 6 2
C Q 8 4 3
TableS 3 2
H 9 3 2
D A Q 10 8 3
C 7 5 2
Note
 
Five-card weak two-bid
directed killing lead
S A J 10 6
H A Q 6 5
D K 7 5
C K J
3 NT by South4 top tricksClaimeddown 2 -200


Richard
West

1 H
5 H

North

2 D
All Pass
Rich
East

2 H

South
Pass
5 D
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K Q
H Q 4
D A J 7 6 4
C A 8 5 2
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 W
4 W
5 N
6 N
Lead
S K
H A
H K
D 10
S Q
C 5
2nd
2
4
Q
J
10
3
3rd
5
2
8
8
6
9
4th
A
6
D 9
2
3
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
S A 9 7 4 3
H A K 10 7 5 3
D 10 3
C
TableS 10 8 2
H J 9 8 2
D 8
C Q J 10 7 3
Note
 
Wrong to bid (5 D down)
but lucky not doubled
S J 6 5
H 6
D K Q 9 5 2
C K 9 6 4
5 H by West7 top tricksClaimeddown 1 +100


Richard
West
1 S
Pass
Pass

North
Dbl
3 NT
4 NT
Rich
East
Pass
Pass
All Pass

South
2 C
4 H
Board 4
Both Vul
S A K 10 8
H 10 9
D A K J 9 4
C A K
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 N
4 N
5 N
6 N
7 E
8 W
9 W
10 E
11 E
12 N
Lead
S 7
C A
C K
D A
D K
D 4
H 3
H Q
H J
H 7
D 3
S A
2nd
H 2
3
5
7
6
Q
5
10
S 8
C 7
C 9
5
3rd
J
4
6
2
8
10
A
4
K
S 3
S 6
C J
4th
K
10
2
5
S 4
S 2
9
6
8
S 10
9
9
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 4
5 5
6 5
7 5
S Q J 9 6 4 3 2
H A Q J
D 5
C 10 2
TableS 7 5
H K 7 4 3
D Q 7 6 3
C 8 5 3
NoteTough deal for N-S S
H 8 6 5 2
D 10 8 2
C Q J 9 7 6 4
4 NT by North8 top tricksWin the last trickdown 2 -200


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