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Third Hand Play IV


West

Pass
North
1 NT
Pass
East
Pass
Pass
South
3 NT
Board 1
None Vul
S K 7
H K 4 3
D Q J 8 2
C A K 8 4
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 N
4 W
5 S
6 E
7 W
8 W
Lead
S 3
D J
D 2
H J
C 6
S 5
H 9
H 7
2nd
4
3
S 2
3
2
J
4!
K
3rd
8!
4
K
6!
4
Q
5
A
4th
K
7
A
Q
9
7
2
8
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
3 2
3 3
3 4
3 5
S Q 8 6
H J 10 9 7
D A 9 7 6
C Q 2
TableS 10 9 5 3 2
H A 6 5
D 3
C J 9 5 3
Bidding
Play
Defense
 
Response to 1 NT
Read enemy tactics
Finesse against dummy
Finesse vs declarer
S A J 4
H Q 8 2
D K 10 5 4
C 10 7 6
3 NT by North4 top tricksWin the restdown 1 -50


West

2 H
North

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

Defense
 
Follow up major raise
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
Place high cards
Finesse against dummy
S 10 6 5 4 3
H Q J 8
D J 5
C J 8 6
4 H by East9 top tricksLose 2 more tricksmade 4 -420


West

Pass
AP
North

3 S
East

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

Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
Finesse against dummy
Make declarer guess
S A K 9 7 6
H 9 7 3
D Q 9 2
C A 2
4 S by South8 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 -50


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

Defense
 
Opening one-bid
Response to 1 NT
Read partner’s lead
Duck to deny entry
S K 10 8 7
H K 9 3 2
D K
C J 9 4 3
3 NT by West5 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +100


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