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Card Combinations IV


West

Pass
AP
North
1 D
1 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 3
H A K 3 2
D K 7 6 2
C K J 9
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 E
5 S
6 E
7 N
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
H J
D 2
D 4
H 7
C 3
H 9
C K
C 9
D 5
D 7!
2nd
5
8
9
Q
6
S 2
2
10
10
S 9
3rd
4
Q
6!
6
J
8
4
A
K
C 5
4th
K
3
A
2
Q
A
7
S 5
S 7
J
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
S K 8 6 5
H 8 6 4
D J 10 9 3
C 7 6
TableS J 9 7
H J 10 9 7
D A 8
C Q 10 8 2
Play
 
Finessing technique
Throw-in play
S A Q 4 2
H Q 5
D Q 5 4
C A 5 4 3
3 NT by North6 top tricksW endplayed, lose 1made 3 +400


West

1 S
3 H
North

Pass
Pass
East
1 H
1 NT
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A J 7
H Q 9 7 6
D Q J 9 6
C 8 7
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 E
7 N
8 W
9 W
Lead
C Q
H A!
S 2
C 8
H J
S 3
D Q
S K
H 5
2nd
4
3
6
2
Q
5
2
7
7
3rd
7
4
9!
6
K
10!
3
C 3
8
4th
K
6
J
A
C 9
A
A
8
D 5
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
S K 10 9 4
H J 5 4
D A 10 4
C A 5 4
TableS 3 2
H A K 10 8 2
D K 8 2
C K 3 2
Bidding
Play 
Rebid by responder
Finessing technique
S Q 8 6 5
H 3
D 7 5 3
C Q J 10 9 6
4 H by East8 top tricksLose the last trickmade 4 -420


West

1 NT
6 NT
North

Pass
AP
East

4 NT
South
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 7 5
H Q 6
D 9 4 3 2
C Q 10 8 5
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 N
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 E
9 E
Lead
D 2
H 4
S Q!
D 3
H 5!
H 2
C 3
H J
S 10
2nd
6
6
2
8
Q
8
10
9
6
3rd
10
K
3
5
A
10
K
C J
8!
4th
A
3
K
Q
7
C 5
4
D 4
5
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
S A 9 8 3
H 10 5 4
D A Q J
C A J 3
TableS Q 10 4
H A K J 2
D K 8 6
C K 9 2
Bidding
Play 
Quantitative 4 NT
Finessing technique
S J 6 2
H 9 8 7 3
D 10 7 5
C 7 6 4
6 NT by West8 top tricksWin the restmade 6 -1440


West
Pass
Pass
North
1 C
3 NT
East
Pass
AP
South
2 NT
Board 4
Both Vul
S J 8 5
H K 4 2
D A 6 4
C A Q 9 4
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 N
8 E
9 S
10 S
Lead
H Q
H 10
D 2
D 4
C 2
H 9
D 6
S 2
S A
D J
2nd
2
4
3
9
6
5
K
K!
7
?
3rd
6
7
A
Q
9!
8
7
3
8
4th
3
A
5
8
K
K
H J
5
4
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
S Q 7 3
H Q J 10 8
D 8 3
C J 10 8 6
TableS 10 9 4 2
H 9 7 6
D K 10 9 5
C K 7
Bidding
Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Finessing technique
Positional squeeze
S A K 6
H A 5 3
D Q J 7 2
C 5 3 2
3 NT by South6 top tricksWest is squeezedmade 4 +630


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