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Suit Play Technique VII


West

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

Defense 
Avoidance finesse
Shun finesse
Shift to trumps
S A Q J 9 7
H A Q 2
D Q 6 2
C A 2
4 S by South9 top tricksConcede high trumpmade 4 +420


West

3 H
North

Pass
East
1 H
4 H
South
Dbl
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 10 9 8 2
H 5 3 2
D 10 9 4
C J 10 9
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 E
5 W
6 E
7 W
8 W
Lead
D Q
D 2!
D 5
H 8
D 6
H 9
H K
S 4
2nd
3
7
10
4
S 2
C 4
5
8
3rd
4
A
H 6
10
H A
J
Q
J
4th
K
9
8
2
J
3
S 6
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
7 1
S 5 4
H K J 10 7
D A 6 5 3
C 7 6 3
TableS K J 3
H A Q 9 8 6
D K 2
C A Q 2
Play
 
Dummy reversal
Elimination technique
S A Q 7 6
H 4
D Q J 8 7
C K 8 5 4
4 H by East8 top tricksS endplayed, lose 2made 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 C
1 S
4 S
East

Pass
Pass
AP
South
Pass
1 H
2 S
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A Q J 5
H A 6
D A 2
C J 6 5 3 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 S
5 E
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
D 3
C 2!
D 5
C 4
D Q
C 5
S 4
C 6
S 6
S Q
2nd
4
7
2
8
7
10
3
A
7
H 3
3rd
J
Q
8
3
6
S 10
J
S K
A
H 2
4th
A
K
K
9
S 5
D 9
2
H 7
8
9
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
S 9 7 3
H Q 9 8 7
D J 9 6 5
C K 8
TableS 8 2
H K J 3
D Q 10 8 3
C A 10 9 7
Play
 
Establish side suit
Avert overruff
S K 10 6 4
H 10 5 4 2
D K 7 4
C Q 4
4 S by North7 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 4 +420


West
1 S
4 D
5 C
6 C
6 H
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
3 S
4 H
5 D
6 D
7 S
South
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 4 2
H K J 9
D J 10 7 5
C Q 9 4
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
Lead
S 4
H 2
H 3
S 5
H 8
S 7
S 9!
2nd
6
9
5
2
7
10
H Q
3rd
8
A
S 3
J
S A
K
C 2!
4th
Q
4
J
H 6
K
H 10
?
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
S A Q 7 5 3
H 2
D A 8 6 3
C A K 2
TableS K J 9 6
H A 8 3
D K Q 2
C J 8 3
Bidding
Play
 
Control-showing bid
Dummy reversal
Automatic squeeze
S 8
H Q 10 7 6 5 4
D 9 4
C 10 7 6 5
7 S by West11 top tricksNorth is squeezedmade 7 -2210


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