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Third Hand Play V


West

Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
North
2 C
3 S
4 NT
5 NT
6 S
East
Pass
Pass
Pass
Pass
AP
South
2 NT
4 S
5 D
6 C
Board 1
None Vul
S A K Q J 9 8
H K 10
D A J 9
C A 2
Trick
1 E
2 N
3 N
4 N
5 N
6 N
7 N
8 N
Lead
C 4
S A
S K
S Q
S J!
S 9
S 8
D A
2nd
5
3
C 3
C 7
C 8
C J
D 8
6
3rd
6!
2
6
10
D 2
D 3
D 5
C 9
4th
A
5
4
7
D 4!
D 7!
D K!
C 10
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
S 7 5 4
H 9 8 4 3
D K 7 4
C K 10 6
TableS 3
H J 6 5
D Q 10 8 6
C J 8 7 4 3
Bidding

Defense
 
Opening 2 C & response
Blackwood convention
Rule of eleven
Choose discard
S 10 6 2
H A Q 7 2
D 5 3 2
C Q 9 5
6 S by North11 top tricksLose 2 tricksdown 1 -50


West

3 C
5 NT
North

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

Play
Defense
 
Opening 2 NT & response
Slam decision
Finessing technique
Third-hand play
When to cover honor
S J 3
H 9 8 6 5
D 10 4
C J 7 6 4 2
6 NT by East10 top tricksLose 1 trickmade 6 -990


West

Pass
Pass
North

1 D
3 NT
East

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

Play

Defense
 
Rebid by opener
Rebid by responder
Set up suit at notrump
Finessing technique
Read partner’s lead
Shift to another suit
S Q J 10
H K Q 4 2
D K J 9
C A K 3
3 NT by South4 top tricksClaim the restdown 1 -50


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

Defense
 
Resp to 1 of a suit
Follow up major raise
Third-hand play
Attack dummy’s entry
S 7 6 5
H K 10 7 5
D K 5 3
C 10 9 7
4 S by West7 top tricksLose 1 more trickdown 1 +100


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