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Third Hand Play


West

Pass
North
1 S
3 S
East
Pass
AP
South
2 S
Board 1
None Vul
S A 8 7 6 3 2
H A 3
D Q 3
C K Q 10
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 S
4 W
5 N
6 N
7 E
8 W
9 E
Lead
H 4
D Q
D 10
C 9!
S A
S 2
H 5
C 8!
C A
2nd
6
2
A
K
J
K
Q
10
6
3rd
7!
K
3
7!
4
5
K
J
3
4th
A
4!
6
2
Q
D 9
3
4
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
4 2
4 3
4 4
4 5
S Q
H K 10 7 2
D A 9 8 5 4
C 9 8 3
TableS K J
H J 8 5 4
D 7 6 2
C A J 7 5
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Follow up major raise
Deceptive play
Rule of eleven
Duck to retain tenace
S 10 9 5 4
H Q 9 6
D K J 10
C 6 4 2
3 S by North6 top tricksClaim the restdown 1 -50


West

1 S
4 S
North

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

Defense
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Third-hand play
Attack dummy’s entry
S J 10 9 2
H K 9 2
D 8 7 6
C A Q 10
4 S by West9 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 +50


West

Pass
North

3 NT
East

AP
South
1 NT
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K 7 4
H 5 2
D Q J 9 3
C A 10 9 8
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 E
4 N
5 S
6 E
7 W
8 E
Lead
H Q
H 10
S 2
D 3
C Q
S 5
S 10
S 6
2nd
2
6
3
4
3
Q?
7
H 8
3rd
K!
4
8!
K
8
A
J!
H 7
4th
3
5
K
6
K
4
9
C 9
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
2 3
2 4
2 5
2 6
S A 10 8
H Q J 9 7 4
D 10 8 6
C 4 3
TableS J 6 5 2
H K 10
D 7 5 4
C K 7 5 2
Bidding
Defense
 
Response to 1 NT
Overtaking play
Finesse vs declarer
S Q 9 3
H A 8 6 3
D A K 2
C Q J 6
3 NT by South6 top tricksClaim the restdown 2 -100


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

Play

Defense
 
Passed hand response
Follow up major raise
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
Finesse against dummy
Shift to proper card
S Q 9 2
H K 10
D 10 7 5 2
C Q 9 7 6
4 H by East8 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +100


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