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Trump Control IV


West

Pass
AP
North
1 C
2 H
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 H
4 H
Board 1
None Vul
S 8 6 5
H K 5 4 2
D A 3
C A Q 6 3
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 S
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
11 N
Lead
S 2
S 3
C 2!
H K
H 2
D 2
D 3
D 4
S 8
D 6
C A
2nd
5
K
8
8
10
5
9
10
7
Q
9
3rd
A
4
Q
3
A!
A
K
H 4
H 6
H 5
5
4th
Q
6
4
7
9
8
7
J
9
S 10
K
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
8 1
9 1
10 1
S J 9 4 2
H Q 9 7
D Q 10 7 5
C K 8
TableS A 10 7 3
H 10 8
D J 9 8
C J 10 9 4
Bidding
Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Timing the play
Shun finesse
S K Q
H A J 6 3
D K 6 4 2
C 7 5 2
4 H by South6 top tricksLose the restmade 4 +420


West

1 S
2 D
4 S
North

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

Play
 
Rebid by responder
Opener’s third bid
Duck to keep control
Elopement play
S K Q J
H Q J 3
D 10 9 7 2
C Q 9 2
4 S by West9 top tricksWin 1 more trickmade 5 -450


West

1 D
1 NT
North

Pass
Pass
East

1 S
4 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A 6
H 10 9 8 5
D Q 7 2
C A 7 5 3
Trick
1 S
2 N
3 E
4 E
5 N
6 E
7 E
8 N
9 W
10 W
11 W
Lead
C 4
C 3
H A
S 3!
C 5
S K!
S J
C 7!
D A
D K
D 5
2nd
9
H 3!
Q
2
H 4
4
7
S 8!
2
7
Q
3rd
A
6
2
Q
8
5
C Q!
K
4
9
H 7
4th
2
10
5
A
J
6
H 8
H 6
3
6
8
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
8 3
S Q 5
H J 6 2
D A K 10 5
C Q J 10 9
TableS K J 10 8 3
H A K 7 4 3
D 9 4
C 2
Bidding
Play 
Rebid by responder
Survive bad break
S 9 7 4 2
H Q
D J 8 6 3
C K 8 6 4
4 H by East6 top tricksCrossruff the restmade 4 -620


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

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Follow up major raise
Keep trump control
Avoid tap; shed loser
S A 10 8 5
H K J 3
D 7 6 4
C 9 6 5
4 H by North10 top tricksWin the restmade 4 +620


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