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Signaling Methods III


West

Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 H
1 NT
2 S
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
South
1 S
2 D1
4 S
Board 1
None Vul
S 9 5 3
H K J 10 5 4
D A 10 4
C A 5
Trick
1 W
2 N
3 S
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 E
8 S
9 E
Lead
C K
S 3
H 2
S 5
H 3
C 9
S 10!
D 5
D 3!
2nd
A
8
9!
7
6
8
Q
7
6
3rd
J!
A
10
K
J
6
C 7
10
9
4th
4
2
7!
6
A
5
9
K
A
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
4 1
4 2
5 2
5 3
6 3
S 6 2
H Q 9 8 6
D Q 9 7
C K Q 7 6
TableS 10 8 7
H A 7
D K 3 2
C J 10 9 3 2
Note 1
Bidding
Defense
 
new minor forcing
Opener’s third bid
Duck to deny entry
Break up squeeze
S A K Q J 4
H 3 2
D J 8 6 5
C 8 4
4 S by South7 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 -50


West

3 C
3 NT
North

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

Defense
 
Opening 2 NT & response
Stayman convention
Attitude signal
Count signal
S 6 5 4
H A 6 3
D Q 10 6
C Q J 9 7
3 NT by East4 top tricksLose the last trickdown 1 +50


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
North

1 NT
2 D
3 NT
East

Pass
Pass
AP
South
Pass
2 C
2 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S A J
H A J 5
D J 10 5 4
C K Q J 8
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 N
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 N
8 S
9 N
10 S
Lead
C 6
D J
D 4
H 2!
H 3!
H 6
D 5
S 3
S J
D K
2nd
2
3
C 5!
5
8
A
C 7
7!
Q!
7
3rd
9
2
Q
10
Q
7
9
A
K
10
4th
Q
8!
A
4
J
9
6
4
2
C 10
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
2 2
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 3
S 9 7 6 2
H Q 6 2
D A 8 7 6
C 9 4
TableS Q 5 4
H K 10 7 3
D 3
C A 10 7 6 5
Bidding
Defense
 
Stayman convention
Discard signal
Count signal
S K 10 8 3
H 9 8 4
D K Q 9 2
C 3 2
3 NT by North3 top tricksWin 1 more trickdown 1 -50


West
2 C
2 S?
3 NT
North
Pass
Pass
Pass
East
2 D
3 C1
4 S
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 4
Both Vul
S 10 9 5
H 9 4
D J 9 6 5
C K Q 10 3
Trick
1 N
2 N
3 W
4 W
5 W
6 S
7 N
Lead
C K
S 9
H K
S K
H Q
H 6!
D 5!
2nd
2
3
9!
5
4
10
Q
3rd
7
2
3
4
5
S 10
K
4th
5!
A
7!
7
A
8
A
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
3 2
3 3
4 3
S A K Q 8 6
H K Q 10
D A 8
C A J 5
TableS J 4 3
H J 8 5 3
D Q 3 2
C 6 4 2
Note 1
Bidding
Defense


 
second negative
Opening 2 C & response
Read partner’s signal
Count signal
Holdup on H A crucial H 6
is suit preference
S 7 2
H A 7 6 2
D K 10 7 4
C 9 8 7
4 S by West7 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +100


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