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Card Combinations


West

2 NT
3 S
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
1 S
3 C
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 1
None Vul
S J 10 6
H Q 8 7 3 2
D K 7
C 10 8 6
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 S
5 W
6 E
7 N
8 E
Lead
H 5
S 5
S 3
H 4
S 4
D Q
C 6
D 9
2nd
J!
9
10
K
J
5
K!
6
3rd
Q
Q
7!
2
K
3
7
4!
4th
S 2
6
A
C 2!
H 6
K
3
7
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
6 2
S Q 4 3
H A K J
D A 10 4 3
C 5 4 3
TableS K 8 7 5 2
H
D Q 9 8 2
C A K J 2
Bidding
Play 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Finessing technique
S A 9
H 10 9 6 5 4
D J 6 5
C Q 9 7
4 S by East8 top tricksWin the restmade 5 -450


West

Pass
AP
North

1 H
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 D
4 H
Board 2
N-S Vul
S Q 7 6
H A 8 7 5 4
D Q 6 3
C 7 5
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 N
4 E
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
Lead
S 2
H 10
H 4
C 2
H Q
S 3
D 3!
H 6
D 6!
D 2
2nd
K
3
K
A
S 8
9
5
C 8
K
8
3rd
4
A!
9!
3
7
Q
10
8
A
Q
4th
6
2
C 10
5
J
5
4
C 4
7
S 10
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S 9 8 4
H 3
D 9 8 7 4
C K 10 9 8 3
TableS J 10 5 2
H K J 2
D K 5
C Q 6 4 2
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Rebid by opener
Finessing technique
Protect dummy’s suit
Discard signal
S A K 3
H Q 10 9 6
D A J 10 2
C A J
4 H by North8 top tricksWin the restmade 6 +680


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 H
3 NT
East

Pass
AP
South
1 D
2 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 7 5 3
H A Q 10 5
D J 5 4 3
C 10 5
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 S
Lead
S 4
D A
H 2
S 2
H 4
D J!
H 6
D 4
D 10
C A
2nd
3
2
7
A
8
Q
9
7
S 9
8
3rd
J
3
10
6
Q
K
A
8
5
5
4th
K
6
J
5
3
C 3
C 7
C 4
9
9
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
S 10 9 6 4
H K 9 8 7
D 2
C K 8 4 3
TableS Q J 8 2
H J 3
D Q 9 7 6
C Q 9 7
Bidding
Play
Defense 
Rebid by opener
Finessing technique
Choose lead at notrump
S A K
H 6 4 2
D A K 10 8
C A J 6 2
3 NT by South6 top tricksLose the restmade 3 +400


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

Play
 
Opening 2 NT & response
Quantitative 4 NT
Communication/entries
Finessing technique
S 10 8 2
H 6 5 4
D K 7 2
C J 10 8 6
6 NT by West9 top tricksClaim the restmade 6 -1440


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