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Suit Play Technique IV


West

Pass
AP
North
1 NT
3 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 S
4 H
Board 1
None Vul
S A 2
H A K 5
D Q 6 5 3
C K 8 6 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 N
4 N
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 S
9 S
Lead
C Q
H 7
S A!
S 2
S 8!
H 5
H Q
H J
S Q
2nd
2
2
5
6
9
6
C 7
D 7
J
3rd
5
A
3
K
H K!
10
D 3
C 6
D 5
4th
H 3
4
4
7
C 3
C 4
8
9
C 9
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
S J 9 7 4
H 2
D A 9 7
C Q J 10 7 4
TableS 6 5
H 9 8 6 4
D K J 10
C A 9 5 3
Bidding
Play 
Response to 1 NT
Establish side suit
S K Q 10 8 3
H Q J 10 7 3
D 8 4 2
C
4 H by South8 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 +420


West

3 C
4 D
5 S
6 D
North

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

Play
Defense 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Control-showing bid
Dummy reversal
Lead based on double
S J 9 8 5
H K 10 8 6
D 8 6 2
C 6 5
6 D by East10 top tricksLose the last trickmade 6 -920


West

1 S
4 S
North

Pass
AP
East

2 S
South
Pass
Pass
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 9
H K 10 9 5
D Q J 10 6
C Q 10 9 3
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 W
4 S
5 W
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 E
10 W
11 E
Lead
D Q
H A!
H 4
C 5
S A
S 2
H 6
D 4
H 7
D 8
H J
2nd
2
5
9
A
9
C 3
D 5
6
D 9
10
S Q
3rd
3
2
3
10
5
K
S 3
S 7
S 6
S 10
C 2
4th
A
8
Q
4
4
J
10
7
K
K
C 9
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
9 2
S A 8 6 3 2
H A 4
D A 8 4
C A J 2
TableS K 10 7 5
H J 7 6 3 2
D 2
C 7 6 4
Bidding
Play
 
Follow up major raise
Set up dummy’s suit
Ruff in short hand
S Q J 4
H Q 8
D K 9 7 5 3
C K 8 5
4 S by West7 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 4 -620


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

Play 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Rebid after 2-over-1
Dummy reversal
S K Q 2
H J 9 2
D Q 6 3
C A 7 5 3
4 H by North9 top tricksLose the restmade 4 +620


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