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Trump Control III


West

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

Play

Defense 
Rebid by opener
Follow up major raise
Avoid tap; shed loser
Unblocking play
Make declarer ruff
S K J 3
H 9 7 4 3
D 4
C Q 9 7 6 5
4 H by West8 top tricksClaim the restmade 4 -420


West

Pass
AP
North

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

Play

Defense
 
Choose weak opening
Response to preempt
Play to trick one
Force out high trump
Discard signal
Cash out play
S 10 9
H
D A K J 10 5 4 2
C 9 6 5 3
4 S by North12 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North

1 S
3 H
East

Pass
Pass
South
1 H
2 D
4 H
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A J 10 2
H 7 5 2
D A K 2
C 5 4 2
Trick
1 W
2 S
3 E
4 S
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
11 S
12 N
Lead
C J
H 3!
C Q!
H A
S 3!
S 2
D 4
S 10
D 5
D 2
D 8
S J
2nd
2
8
K
J
5
9
7
K
10
9
C 9
C 7
3rd
8
2
6
5
A
H 4
K
H 6
A
Q
H 7
H 9
4th
A
10
4
Q
4
6
3
7
6
S 8
J
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
11 1
S Q 8 7 6 5
H J 8
D 10 7
C J 10 9 6
TableS K 9 4
H K Q 10
D J 9 6 3
C Q 8 7
Bidding

Play

Defense 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Duck to keep control
Elopement play
Unblocking play
S 3
H A 9 6 4 3
D Q 8 5 4
C A K 3
4 H by South9 top tricksLose the last trickmade 5 +450


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

Defense 
Follow up major raise
Trump management
Shun finesse
Choose lead at suit
S Q 8 5
H K 10 6
D Q 10 8 4
C K 10 5
4 S by East6 top tricksCrossruff, lose 1made 6 -680


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