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Important Suit Tactics V


West

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

Play
Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Follow up major raise
Loser-on-loser play
Attitude signal
Discard signal
S 9 6 2
H J 10 3 2
D K J 6
C A 6 5
4 S by North10 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +420


West

1 D
2 H
4 H
North

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

Play
 
Cope with overcall
Opener’s reverse bid
Seven-card trump fit
Crossruff
S J 9 8 3
H 7 6 4 3 2
D 7 4 3
C A
4 H by West7 top tricksWin 2 high trumpsmade 4 -420


West

1 D
1 NT
North

Pass
Pass
East

1 S
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 7 3
H K J 10 9
D Q 8 4 2
C 10 6 3
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 W
4 W
5 S
6 S
7 N
8 E
9 W
Lead
C Q
D 3
S A
D J!
H A!
H 8
H K
S 6
D 10
2nd
2
5
3
4
4
7
S J
4
8
3rd
3
A!
5
H 2!
J!
9
5
9
C 9
4th
A
2
2
K
3
6
Q
7
6
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
S A Q 9
H Q 7 4
D A J 10 9
C 7 4 2
TableS K J 10 8 6 5
H 6 3 2
D 3
C A K 9
Play
 
Loser-on-loser play
Ruffing finesse
S 4 2
H A 8 5
D K 7 6 5
C Q J 8 5
4 S by East9 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -620


West
3 C
Pass
Pass
North
Pass
3 H
4 S
East
Pass
Pass
AP
South
Dbl
3 S
Board 4
Both Vul
S A 6 5 2
H Q 8 6 4
D 9 5 2
C 8 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 S
4 E
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 W
9 S
10 N
11 S
Lead
C 10
S K
H 2!
D Q
S 3
C 8
C 4
D 7
D 4
H 4
D 6
2nd
2
9
3
A
C 3
H 5
6
9
C 7
J
C 9
3rd
J
2
8
3
A
K
D 5!
10
S 5
S 4
S 6
4th
A
10
9
2
J
5
H 7
K
8
10
J
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
6 2
7 2
8 2
9 2
S 9
H K 10 3
D 7 3
C Q 10 9 7 6 5 3
TableS Q J 10
H A J 9 7 5
D Q J 10 8
C J
Play
 
Break communication
Transfer ruff
S K 8 7 4 3
H 2
D A K 6 4
C A K 4
4 S by South8 top tricksConcede high trumpmade 4 +620


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