Main     Practice 4K09 by Richard Pavlicek    

Third Hand Play III


West

Dbl
AP
North
1 S
Pass
East
Pass
3 D
South
2 S
3 S
Board 1
None Vul
S Q J 10 9 3
H K 4 3
D Q 9
C A Q 8
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 W
4 S
5 N
6 N
7 S
8 E
9 W
10 E
Lead
D 5
S Q
H J
C J
C Q
C 8
S 6
D J!
H 8
H 6
2nd
4
5!
3
K!
6
9
C 7
K
K
5
3rd
10
2
7!
A
3
S 4
J
A
A
9
4th
Q
A
Q
5
2
4
K
9
2
4
W L
1 0
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
5 2
5 3
5 4
5 5
S A
H J 10 9 8
D A 10 3
C K 10 7 4 2
TableS K 5
H A 7 6
D J 8 7 5 2
C 9 6 5
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Competitive auction
Elimination technique
Finesse against dummy
Finesse vs declarer
S 8 7 6 4 2
H Q 5 2
D K 6 4
C J 3
3 S by North4 top tricksClaim the restdown 1 -50


West

1 C
North

Pass
East
Pass
2 NT
South
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S J 10
H K 9 7 6
D 10 7 6 2
C K Q 4
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 N
4 N
5 W
6 E
7 N
8 S
9 N
Lead
S 2
C J
S J
D 2!
H 2
C 10
D 6
D 8
D 7
2nd
4
3
3
9
7
7
Q?
5
S 8
3rd
10
5
6
J!
Q
6
A
10
H 8
4th
K
Q
5
K
4
K
4
3
S 7
W L
1 0
1 1
1 2
2 2
3 2
3 3
3 4
3 5
3 6
S A 7 5 4
H J 5 2
D K 5 4
C A 6 5
TableS K 8 3
H A Q 3
D Q 9 3
C J 10 9 2
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Passed hand response
Finessing technique
Shift to safe suit
Finesse vs declarer
S Q 9 6 2
H 10 8 4
D A J 8
C 8 7 3
2 NT by East4 top tricksWin the restdown 1 +50


West

1 S
Pass
North

2 H
3 H
East

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

Defense
 
Resp to suit overcall
Competitive auction
Finesse against dummy
Finesse vs declarer
S A J 9
H K 9 7 6 4
D K Q 3
C 8 3
3 S by West6 top tricksClaim the restdown 1 +100


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

Play
Defense
 
Opening one-bid
Follow up major raise
Elimination technique
Finesse against dummy
Unblocking play
S A Q J 10 9
H Q 7 3
D K 8 3
C 10 2
4 S by South7 top tricksWin the last trickdown 1 -100


TopMain

© 2016 Richard Pavlicek