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Trump Control V


West

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

Play
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Follow up major raise
Keep trump control
Ducking play
S Q 3 2
H J 9
D Q 10 8 6 2
C J 8 6
4 H by West8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -420


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

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

Play
 
Opener’s third bid
Choose best game
Seven-card trump fit
Timing the play
S 3
H A J 2
D A J 7 6 3
C K 8 7 4
4 H by North7 top tricksWin 2 more tricksmade 4 +620


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
North

2 D
3 H
4 D
6 H
East

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

Play
 
Rebid after 2-over-1
Control-showing bid
Establish side suit
Keep trump control
S K 9 7 6 5 3
H A Q 10 8 7
D K 2
C
6 H by South7 top tricksCrossruff the restmade 6 +980


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

Play

Defense 
Opener’s third bid
Blackwood convention
Keep trump control
Ducking play
Lead based on double
S Q J 7
H 8 6 5 4
D Q 10 9 4
C 10 4
6 S by East9 top tricksWin the restmade 6 -1430


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