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Third Hand Play II


West

Pass
AP
North
Pass
2 NT
East
Pass
Pass
South
1 NT
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S 10 6 3
H Q 4 3 2
D J 6 2
C A Q 3
Trick
1 W
2 W
3 E
4 N
5 S
6 S
7 E
8 N
Lead
S Q
S 8
C 8!
H 2
H A
H 8
C 5
H 4
2nd
3
6
2
5
7
9
4
C 6
3rd
4!
K
9!
J
3
Q
10
C J
4th
2
7
Q
6
10
K
A
S 5
W L
0 1
0 2
1 2
2 2
3 2
3 3
4 3
5 3
S Q J 9 8 5
H 9 7 6
D 10 8
C K 10 9
TableS K 4
H K 10 5
D Q 9 7 4
C 8 7 6 5
Bidding
Defense
 
Response to 1 NT
Do not unblock
Third-hand play
S A 7 2
H A J 8
D A K 5 3
C J 4 2
3 NT by South5 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 -50


West

3 S
North

Pass
East
1 S
4 S
South
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S A
H Q 9 4
D A 10 7 6
C 10 9 7 5 3
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 N
4 W
5 E
6 E
7 E
8 S
Lead
H 2
S 5
H Q!
S 2
C Q!
C A
H 7
D 3!
2nd
5
9
3
C 3
2
6
J
2
3rd
9!
Q
6
K
4
K
10
10!
4th
K
A
A
J
5
7
4
Q
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
6 2
S Q 8 4 3 2
H A 10 5
D K 5 2
C K 4
TableS K 10 7 6 5
H K 7 3
D Q 9 4
C A Q
Bidding
Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Third-hand play
Avoid endplay
S J 9
H J 8 6 2
D J 8 3
C J 8 6 2
4 S by East8 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 +50


West

1 NT
2 H
North

Pass
Pass
East

2 C
3 H
South
Pass
Pass
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S 4 2
H J 7 6
D A 6 5
C K 8 7 6 3
Trick
1 N
2 W
3 E
4 S
5 E
6 N
7 W
8 W
9 S
10 N
Lead
S 4
H 2
H 3
D J
C 4
S 2
H Q
S 5
D 10
D 5
2nd
3
7
K
2
5
9
J
C 3
K
8
3rd
6!
A
5
6!
Q
10
4
7
A
9
4th
J
9
6
Q
K
A
D 7
8
4
3
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
3 2
4 2
5 2
5 3
5 4
5 5
S A J 5
H Q 8 5 2
D K 3 2
C A Q 2
TableS Q 9 7 3
H A 10 4 3
D Q 8 4
C 10 4
Bidding
Defense
 
Stayman convention
Third-hand play
Read partner’s lead
S K 10 8 6
H K 9
D J 10 9 7
C J 9 5
3 H by West5 top tricksWin the restdown 1 +100


West
Pass
Pass
North
1 S
4 S
East
Pass
AP
South
3 S
Board 4
Both Vul
S A J 8 6 2
H K 9 7
D A 6
C 6 5 3
Trick
1 E
2 S
3 E
4 N
5 N
6 S
7 N
8 S
9 S
10 E
Lead
D 3
S Q
D 2
S A
S 6
D Q
C 3
C A
C 2!
H 2
2nd
9
5
10
D 5
D 8
K
4
7
9!
4
3rd
4!
2
7!
7
9
S 8
K
5
6
J!
4th
6
K
A
3
4
J
10
8
J
K
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
7 1
7 2
8 2
S 5 4 3
H A J 8
D K 7 4
C Q 10 9 7
TableS K
H 10 6 3 2
D J 8 5 3 2
C J 8 4
Bidding
Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Third-hand play
Avoid endplay
S Q 10 9 7
H Q 5 4
D Q 10 9
C A K 2
4 S by North7 top tricksLose 2 more tricksdown 1 -100


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